A Gift Misused…

We're teaching good behavior principles, we're teaching them how to do good works, but we aren't teaching them faith. We aren't teaching them why they do good works.

Papa John and 9 Little Nazis – An Open Letter to the Ball State Board of Trustees from a Concerned Alumna

I have never been accused of beating around the bush or dodging hard subjects so I'll make this brief: Wenn ein Nazi am Tisch ist und neun andere Leute mit ihm reden, haben Sie einen Tisch mit zehn Nazis. When I attended Ball State we were required to take a foreign language in order to …

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Papa John and 9 Little Nazis – An Open Letter to the Ball State Board of Trustees from a Concerned Alumna

I have never been accused of beating around the bush or dodging hard subjects so I'll make this brief: Wenn ein Nazi am Tisch ist und neun andere Leute mit ihm reden, haben Sie einen Tisch mit zehn Nazis. When I attended Ball State we were required to take a foreign language in order to …

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Do not let anyone else die needlessly. Don't tell me that God wants us to just stand by and let it happen when there is a possible way to stop it right in front of us. I don't care if it hurts you or me, if you saved a life in doing it, that's love. That is true, unconditional love, sacrificing something of your own in order to save someone else, even if it hurts you in some percieved or unpercieved way... that is love.

On Murder and Why I Don’t Care for the Golden Rule

I've been reading in Matthew 5, the beginning of Jesus' famous Sermon on the Mount and a few specific passages have brought a lot of thoughts into my mind. Specifically, the passages on Murder,  Revenge, and Love. 21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone …

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I Can’t Stay Silent: 13 Ways to Show Love

There's been a lot of political strife, everywhere I go. I can't get on social media without seeing it, I can't drive to work without seeing a million bumper stickers with the latest liberal or conservative slogan on it. And it's eating me up inside. I've tried to keep silent, remain neutral, do my best …

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Do Not Worry About Tomorrow

The sparrow does not store food in barns. He does not sow or reap. He does not worry for his next meal, he knows it will come. He does not fret for tomorrow, and he most certainly does not dwell on yesterday's worm. The flowers of the field do not labor over their colours, they …

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