“Mommy is away from Y’all right now, but I’ll be home soon.”
Some people never experienced anything on this list as a kid, and still, today are the victims of crippling anxiety. Others will read through this list of things people did as a kid because of their anxiety and be raising their hand in agreement saying, “that’s me.”
The Bible is full of hopelessness. It’s literally 2000+ pages of lonely, broken, “dirty,” sinners, and all of their baggage. But you guys, those sinners are us. Their stories are exactly where the hope is found.
Was Robin Williams' Carpe Diem commonly used before 1989? Were everyday people speaking Latin to each other? Or was it something that Robin Williams, as John Keating, taught us never to forget?
The wall of semi-trucks stretched across all of the westbound and eastbound lanes of the interstate — 13 trucks in total — creating a shorter distance for the man to fall if he did, in fact, decide to jump.
“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” —Rachel Scott
According to the National Institute of Justice, an estimated 90 percent of children who become victims of domestic sex trafficking, were already victims of sexual abuse. Further, 50 to more than 90 percent of said victims have spent time in the child-welfare system.
It was such a small comment, but it clearly reflects something many of us raised in Christian homes subconsciously believe: That being a Christian = Being a virgin and Being a virgin = Being a Christian.