Suffering & Glory are inevitable. Suffering & Glory are inseparable. Suffering & Glory are incomparable. … & the Glory will consistently outweigh the suffering. “God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.” - Augustine. (Church this morning blessed me beyond belief. Get it, Holy Spirit.)
the things I can't keep to myself: Q&A →
emilyyarnoldd: For some reason, this feels really vulnerable to put out here on Tumblr, but ohhh well. I couldn’t help but recall that I never actually answered this question: I feel slightly desensitized to the idealizations of romantic love to be honest. I think I’ve seen how this intense, quickly-forming… Oh, Emily. This is awesome. I love you.
My sins, my sins, my Savior. How sad on Thee they fall.
The past is over and done. We all stumble on the way to maturity. We all look...– Jesus, yet again, speaks to me through the beautiful words of Brennan Manning. He loves me. (via hannahbabarskis)
Son Of A Storyteller: A Mouthful of Salt →
!!! sonofastoryteller: I was consumed with fear as I began to write this, but I assume that means I should do just that. I’ve been having conversations with my mentor about the Church, and I can’t shake this idea. As I offer my humble criticism of the Church, I submit to the idea that it is the very Bride of Christ. As…
wrong body : as cities burn if i make it...