God in the Harsh Waves

It has been a long time.

Not necessarily since my last blog (though over two months is a long time). Not since the last time I sat down and wrote. But since the last time I actually wanted to write about God.

Whoa, Jaymie – you might say. Are you saying you didn’t want to write about God anytime in the recent past? The reason for your blog? What you have always preached gives you meaning?

Yes, I am. Continue reading

The “Selfie” – Vanity or Healthy?

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Recent Selfie (2014)

I am a big proponent of the selfie.

People between the ages of 17-25 are becoming real adults in a very strange point in the world. It’s easy to think of this as true for every generation: we all have something new. This particular age is a generation of kids who grew up as technology grew up, which makes us separate from those who are older and didn’t have cell phones during their teenage years, but separate from those younger who had smartphones when they turn 14.

We are plugged into everything, but also remember life before that. Continue reading

We’re All Wrong (About Most Things)

Me being a fighter (but not how I mean it)

Verbally, I am a fighter. I can be opinionated, stubborn, and very convincing.

A few weeks ago my friend told me that I am an excellent communicator. I thought… me? The stutterer? The talk-too-much, mumble-like-a-fool, overly-excited stutterer?

Yeah. That one.

We both have a way with words and a way of getting people on our side.  Continue reading