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God is like A...

On a chilly sabbath evening while vibrant colors painted the sky as the sun settled over the pond and trees, students gathered in OASIS park to have a bonfire. The scene was beautiful. As the evening grew dark, we began our worship service by singing. For the devotion, Mr. Brooks told us to form pairs. Each pair was to choose an object in nature and create four sentences about it. The first sentence must start with "God is like a..." and if your sentences rhymed you got extra points. Quickly, everyone broke up into groups and began scouring about to find an object. I have never been one to bustle about, so looking around I considered the easiest object to use. Then glancing at the fire I de

Highest and Leastest

John at 25 years old, was making a six figure salary working for a bank in New York City. He had it all; money, power, women, whatever he wanted, but he was empty. He wasted his life between parties, drugs, and alcohol. Even though this man had everything a young man could ask for, he felt empty. One day he came into contact with the Bible. He found in it the truth and the remedy to his deep emptiness. He eventually left all the money and fame to become a poor, happy missionary. Why do we never know what makes us happy? To conclude this series of blogs (we will be jumping into a new topic), I want to share an idea close to my heart; Christianity and its many paradoxes. When I first began to