‘I don’t want to put any pressure on you but...’
‘You’re intelligent, you pick up on stuff...you should really get involved.’
The weight of obligation in my workplace is like second nature to some of my coworkers. It seems that it somehow has become ingrained in how they operate towards me. Like this job should be my life’s work and I should really care about the union, it’s policies, ideals, and message.
I know at times I have an ‘X’ on my back by some because I’m not pr
I’ve come to a point in my life where I now wear suits and ties more often for deaths, rather than celebrations like weddings. Nothing hits closer to home with this truth than using my own two hands to bury a family member, then two weeks later be in a bridal party and marry off a friend. Crazily enough, this happened to me twice, with the second time being only two days between a funeral and a wedding.
Another anomaly that has hit me these past few months is having not lost
Pencil sketch by JC Chambers Part fourteen in a study of God's grace from the book of John. Did Jesus claim to be God? “No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven — the Son of Man.” John 3:13 We live in a time when absolute truth is frowned upon. Culturally, we like to think that many roads lead to God; that religious figures are more or less equal. Jesus doesn’t leave room for an “it-doesn’t-matter-who-you-have-faith-in” spirituality. He doesn’t a