More Than a Name

When naming a child, I’ve always had the mindset that it should be primarily based upon some purpose or special meaning, and not simply just because of the way it sounds.  This was the case when we named Mason 4 years ago (which you can read in more detail about here: Life in Mason’s Jar…

The Other Side of Fear

Sometimes when we talk about fear or being afraid, we forget that anxiousness and worry are also encompassed under that umbrella of Fear.  Under normal circumstances, the times we experience fear are completely healthy.  Being afraid assists in keeping us from potentially dangerous situations or at least causes us to act more cautiously in a…

Fate vs. God’s Plan

Does God have a plan for each of us?  Or are our lives simply controlled by fate? These questions are often asked by many people, including Christians.  First of all, when I say ‘God’s plan’, I don’t mean aspects such as what you will wear tomorrow or when your next dentist appointment is.  I’m talking…

Buffering…

Imagine that you’re watching a video on the Internet.  Maybe it’s YouTube or Facebook or something.  You start the video, but the video keeps starting and stopping.  “What’s going on?”, you say… When you watch a video on the Internet, your computer will, as the video starts playing, load as much of the video as…