Some people collect beetles, or stamps, or objects with penguins on them. Apparently, I collect crises of conscience. Because moral angst has been a prominent feature in the landscape of my spiritual journey, I’d like to share what I’ve learned with others who traverse those regions.
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“After College” is about navigating transitions, relationships and faith. Written by Erica Young Reitz, director at “Senior EXIT, a one-year experience that prepares graduating college seniors for the transition into the next phase of life.”
Previously, a pastor could explain the sinfulness of smoking pot by highlighting its illegality. But what do they do when the laws change in favor of it? North America is seeing this shift with recreational marijuana legalization on the rise, soon to affect Vancouver, my home city.
It’s not easy being an international student. For one, you’ll be leaving an entire support system behind with the challenge of gaining independence in a foreign country ahead of you. As an 18-year-old, I arrived in Canada on a whim about two weeks before school started. I had missed my school of choice in the […]
We assume we should milk what we can and spend as we like, as if we were mainly citizens of the mall, devotees of capitalist consumerism rather than Christ. Humans, animals, and ecosystems are all suffering as a result.
I have been imbalanced. I have tried too hard to construct a perfect theological system, thinking that that will solve all my problems. All the while, I have lost touch with the fact that God reveals Himself primarily through narrative and personhood, not systems and theories.
Communication is an enormous part of our daily interactions. Being able to relay what we want or need from others, as well as to listen and understand what others want or need from us is a part of every moment of life.
Am I making a difference? Do they appreciate it? Am I doing a good job? Does anything I do matter? Truth is, we go through the season of parenting never really knowing the answers to any of these kinds of questions, because the answers aren’t with us. They’re with our children.
Everyone wants margin in their lives but few have the courage to give themselves such a thing. It takes courage to have space. It takes courage to do less. It takes courage to say no.