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Why did God create man knowing we would sin?

man sins

This week’s question comes from Melanie‘s son, who wants to know why God would create man knowing we would sin. Here’s what he asked: Question: “If God knew we’d screw up and have struggles in this world only to fight to

Posted in Faith, God's Love, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Out and About in Paris

Out and About in Paris

Well hello there! I have been out and about in Paris a LOT this week. Or, well, Paris only twice but I have been OUT a lot. Wanna see what I did? On Thursday I went to the airport to pick

Posted in France, Photos, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

When Does the Holy Spirit Enter You?

get the Holy Spirit

This week’s question is from Sarah in TN, and it’s about when the Holy Spirit enters you. “I’d love information on the Holy Spirit. Does it only enter unto people once they have accepted and been saved.”  Sarah, thank you for

Posted in Faith, Teaching, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Converted Farmhouse Photo #HTRJack

#HTRJACKfarm

This is the third post in my photo linkup series, in which you can participate through your blog or through Instagram. The hashtag #HTRJack stands for “Hit the Road, Jack” and it’s to motivate me (and you?) to leave the house more often. This week

Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Depression, Shame and Guilt

depression, shame and guilt

It has been many years since I’ve felt any shame over my depression and the fact that I take medicine for it. As a memoirist and a blogger, I’m too accustomed to publicly sharing my weaknesses as I strive for authenticity.  As

Posted in Family, The Lady, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

#HTRJack Instagram-Blog Linkup

dinard11

This is the second post in my Instagram and/or Blog photo linkup series. The hashtag #HTRJack stands for “Hit the Road, Jack” and it’s to motivate me to leave the house more often. Honestly, I’m the worst kind of homebody and I

Posted in France, Photos, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Instagram Photo Linkup

reims27

I have decided to start a new weekly photo linkup called, “Hit the Road, Jack” to motivate me to leave the house. Each week I will go somewhere – anywhere – (I mean, I do live right near Paris, after

Posted in France, Photos, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Reviewing Open Boxes

flowers

Christine Organ’s Open Boxes reads a little bit like Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts. I mean, I don’t get the sense that she was influenced by Voskamp, and Organ clearly has her own style of writing (which is beautiful), but as I

Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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