I'm a tad late on this train but here I am. I haven't been blogging much lately as I've been struggling to get all of my thoughts together. I've had the privilege to witness some BLM protests and these are some questions that I have for those openly stating the phrase, "All lives matter" but seemingly… Continue reading Do All Lives Matter? 10 Questions for Republicans
I am the first to say that I haven't been perfect in wearing mask or practicing distancing. When I was unemployed because of COVID-19. I wasn't going to parties, but did I always wear a mask when going to the grocery store? Its embarrassing to admit that I did not. At the end of May,… Continue reading Why wear a Mask?
I am at the age that the majority of the peers I had growing up are experiencing life-changing events. They are graduating from college, getting married, and having babies of their own. This is CRAZY to me because I am only in my early 20s but in conservative evangelicalism, this is what they are doing.… Continue reading I’m Not A Mother (right now), and That’s Okay
It's fair to say that I am ready for things to go back to what used to be my normal. I do well with change, in fact, I love it. Without the Corona Virus happening, I don't think I ever would've realized the small pleasures in life that I take for granted. Good talks with… Continue reading Things I took for granted before COVID-19
Modesty. I have hated that word for many years. When that word is said, I immediately have flashbacks to lectures, shame, and socially acceptable sexism. I think many females who grew up Christan can relate. Today, I am sharing about a different angle of modesty that I think gets looked over. In evangelical culture, you dress… Continue reading Is Modesty Culture a Product of Privilege?
"People who are anxious about COVID-19 don't have the peace from the Lord." Yes, this was actually said in my direction recently. I was immediately disheartened because this kind of theology made me feel isolated during my lowest of lows. If you are a newish reader, let me give you a little bit of my background.… Continue reading People, Who Are Anxious About COVID-19 Don’t Have The Peace From The Lord?
Hey guys! It is a stressful time in the world. I thought I'd put a quick happy song playlist together. I hope that things get better shortly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6tjkL1kZBI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oygrmJFKYZY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M11SvDtPBhA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pok8H_KF1FA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbE_fVjHdCY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L6xyaeiV58&pbjreload=10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEB6ibtdPZc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ia1iuXbEaYQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5q8VsGYchc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOZuxwVk7TU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eo-KmOd3i7s With all the positivity, -Leah Want to… Continue reading A Positive Playlist During Uncertain Times
The other day, I wrote the post titled Constant Anxiety of Going to Hell and to my surprise, I received a positive response. With everything going on in the world with the Coronavirus, I thought that I'd discuss anxiety around the rapture. When I was preparing for the last post, I asked a few young people… Continue reading Childhood Anxiety of being Left Behind
I was raised in religious communities. My Mom brought me up to be sorta Jewish and sorta Christian. The congregation that I grew up in, had three-hour-long services every Friday night, and that is exactly where I was at the end of the week. One hour of chanting liturgy, one hour of dancing, and an… Continue reading Constant Anxiety of Going to Hell
It's been a hot minute since I've written about modesty. This is a topic that has gotten me fired up for quite some time. I have sat through dozens of these lectures and through the years I've gone from seeing my body in a negative light to a positive one. Heres two semi unrelated questions… Continue reading 2 Thoughts About Christan Modesty I’ve Never Understood. Plus, Cringy Video