RomeoXJuliet

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Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. Corinthians 13:4-8

Do you remember the first love of your life? I don’t mean the first time you looked at someone and thought they were attractive, but the butterflies that would come every time they came by. The innocence of holding the other person’s name in your heart like a secret, that might be exposed with each beat. Continue reading

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True Mercy

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mer·cy

noun \ˈmər-sē\

: kind or forgiving treatment of someone who could be treated harshly : kindness or help given to people who are in a very bad or desperate situation

: a good or lucky fact or situation

This is the webster dictionary definition of mercy. To be kind and forgiving to someone that could be treated harshly. To be kind to someone in a hard situation. Most of us think of it as forgiving and sparring someone for doing something wrong. I know I have prayed for mercy for my dad, so the lord won’t punish him for his sins. As a son, friend, and brother I never want to see the people I love get hurt. So I pray for forgiveness and mercy when my loved ones do something wrong. However is this true mercy?

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Building Blocks of Wisdom

Image2+1=3 and Log 3 of 2 = 9

Both these equations are truths. However if tell a second grade boy, who has yet to learn fractions the second equation he would be puzzled. He may digest, memorize, and believe the statement, but never know the truth behind it. The equation then loses it’s meaning, it would no longer mean that 3 to the 2nd power equals nine, it would just be an assortment of letters and numbers that the child has memorized in a certain order. Continue reading

Authority of Words

truthThe words of an author set the atmosphere, mood, and tone of his character’s life. They decide the characters beliefs, regrets, and joys. These words set themselves to manifest into the character himself. So do your words have power over you and your life. Continue reading

Self-Condemnation and Worth

Self-Esteem1Many times in our lives we are measured by what we do, and our worth is determined by the results we achieve. This idea is often enforced into us through school, and it’s grading system. For some love is something to be rewarded, and it is conditional. When we grow up believing that our self worth is measured through our achievements, and that love is something that’s conditional we grow up and live in brokenness. Continue reading