Monthly Archives: March 2019
Please welcome today’s guest writer, Erin Haagsma. Erin Haagsma graduated from Calvin College in 2018 with a BA in Linguistics and minors in Spanish and philosophy. She lives in Washington, D.C. where she is a fellow at at Sojourners and lives in intentional community...
God doesn’t guarantee that we will find love or that someone will come along and want us as we are– broken and messy. God does promise to love us though.
Upon your return to the States, he dubs himself Mayoman, taking to the streets to deliver sweet slippery justice.
“This is not the way things are supposed to be!” is a very faithful response. Cry out.
People often inquire about others’ favorite books, but to ask about one’s most life-changing suggestion, with the intention of stimulating that ‘butterfly moment,’ well, that is a very intentional inquiry.
It is so hard, in the midst of it, to see online dating as anything other than a means to an end—but it became much more palatable for me once I began to understand it as a life stage in its own right.
Some days might call for an extra dab of peanut butter and others for rivers of jelly.
Now, in the grand scheme of things, does it actually matter that people know you wore the same dress (gasp!) TWICE in your life?
Technology really is a sticky wicket, or sticky widget I suppose, particularly if we are referring to classroom computers.
“Seeing Caribbean fruits on European starches makes me uncomfortable” prompts the listener toward empathy while “You are a traitor to pizza!” will only cause them to clam up.
You’ll probably have to develop a strong stomach vis-a-vis mouse carnage, but it’s a tough world.
I want to get at the heart of your questions by offering some modest but practical advice for cultivating a more omnivorous media diet.
First, as somebody who likes math, I want to clarify: what you’re describing is being bad at arithmetic, not necessarily being bad at math.
In all of these cases, your intervention in your children’s lives was an essential condition in your children’s personhood, not an infringement on it.
Living alone doesn’t have to mean eating alone.
Our theme for the month of March is “Ask the post calvin.” We’re taking on questions submitted by readers and offering our best advice. Dear the post calvin, My prayer has always seemed dry and not heartfelt. I’ve tried different methods, but I feel like...
When is it okay to bring up an ex? My answer, at its simplest, is never.
The reason to get away from social media isn’t just because of all the research you’ve read.
It’s worth checking to see if these roots are healthy and balanced.
I do think it’s absolutely vital that you have at least one personal account that Mr. Money-Questions won’t have access to.
And maybe that’s what Star Wars movies are now—a portal to a world we love.
Living a life of purpose, meaning (fine…vocation), means remembering that we are here for more than ourselves and there are no ordinary people.
With a little out-of-the-box thinking, you can find just as many opportunities for meaningful connection on the 9-to-5 side of that pesky diploma.
I want to confess to you that I’ve been engaged in a bit of furtive censorship myself.
If your goal is to bring about change, the verdict on riots is not yet out.
Woe to us if we value an intellectually impressive Christianity over the simple beauty of the ample grace and multiple avenues with which God extends salvation.
That’s how I realized, or decided: the spoon rest is the pinnacle of kitchen goods.
What works in changing people’s minds? Not facts.