Step Away from the Facebook…

February 10th, 2015

1423609100540My day generally begins with me waking up at 5:30am. However, I don’t find my way out of bed until 6:30am, simply because I am busy scrolling through my Facebook feed. I [need] to know what happened while I was asleep. I read Facebook in the morning like one would read a newspaper. I usually roll over, shut off the alarm, and start to read what’s going on in the lives of my friends and family. Then I check in again while I wait for my bagel, coffee, or whatever else may cause me to have a moment to do nothing on my way to work. While I wait, I look at Facebook. I might miss something that someone did, has an opinion about, saw, or found online. (Some of those videos are so far beyond adorable!)

Last night, I decided this behavior needs to come to a screeching halt, for several reasons.

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Prove That God Exists

November 1st, 2010

I am a Christian. People always tell me to prove that God exists. I always answer with, “prove to me that He doesn’t exist.” I posted that on Twitter. Most of the replies said something like, “Neither existence nor lack of such can be proven.” But one person answered in a way that not only shocked me, but honestly set me off a little bit. So much that I wasn’t sure how to reply. This person answered with, “Starving children. Homeless people. War. The economy.” I am sure there were more bad things listed, but I tweet too much to look for the tweet.

I was so unsettled that I looked through the Bible for a Biblical answer to this tweet. I asked someone who went to college to guide students in their faith, a good friend of mine, and searched my own mind to find an answer. A few days later, I was with my dad, who gave me an answer so simple, I felt a little embarrassed that I couldn’t have come up with it myself. Continue reading »