According to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average cost of raising a child born in 2013 up until age 18 for a middle-income family in the U.S. is approximately $245,340. Riding home from church this morning, conversation somehow led to the cost of raising children. I joked with my parents, "you guys could have been … Continue reading That’s why I am done paying.
I do not know the exact moment, but I became courageous about sharing Jesus in college than I had before. I have felt that I have been given many opportunities to write about Jesus in many of my classes. I signed up for a one-credit women's self defense class, which met once a week for … Continue reading Jesus in school
It is no surprise that Americans are notorious for being impolite, entitled and prideful. 'Please' and 'thank you' are phrases that are not used as often anymore. An act of kindness is considered surprising instead of natural. I was born in Syosset, New York and was raised in different parts of New Jersey for the majority of … Continue reading Thanks for holding the door.
"Praise Jesus that our exam is moved," says one classmate about our Cardiac Rehab class, a 500 level course. Praise Jesus indeed! If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer. Matthew 21:22 A prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 These verses are not valid excuses to … Continue reading “Praise Jesus that our exam is moved!”
This morning I woke up to get ready for the 11 o'clock church service. I was saddened by the fact that I would (again) be going to church alone. Ever since I was younger, my family made it a habit to go to church every Sunday. Sundays were reserved for the Lord. No matter how busy you … Continue reading Psalm Sunday
I am definitely not a huge birthday person (when it is my own). I have a little bit of anxiety on my own birthday and I really dislike being in the spotlight for an entire day, so I try to brush it off with humor or a change of topic. But what I realized today, was that, … Continue reading It’s my (21st) birthday
Yep, you heard correctly. I was here, on WordPress, a little over three years ago. It was my freshman year when I wrote my first blog and I think it was only a day or two later that I decided to deactivate that account. Having a blog is difficult to keep up with (which is why I deleted … Continue reading I was here three years ago…