It was the big day: the day I walked down the aisle, said my vows, and exchanged rings with the man who was to be my husband. The music paused, and from the entryway I could vaguely hear my future father-in-law reading the passage my groom and I picked out together. I couldn’t quite hear […]
About Christine E
Christine is a follower of Christ, and a lover of good books and food. Life is good, she insists, and each new breath is a reminder that whatever the circumstances, God is still good. Her husband and her are trying to build a family that seeks Christ and serves as light and salt among the nations. Ezra 7:10 is her favorite verse.
Entries by Christine E
Early on in our relationship, my boyfriend and I spent an awkward evening drawing up guidelines for our relationship. Hugging? Kissing? Sex? Sex was about the only one we could agree on, thanks to the Bible’s clarity (Exodus 22:16-17, 1 Thessalonians 4:3-4, Hebrews 13:4, etc.) However, the Bible said nothing about dating rules. Needing guidance, […]
I remember clearly the first time he said “I love you.” We were picnicking on the lawn at my school, and I had just told him my decision to remain here in America instead of returning to Asia. He knew it was not an easy decision for me, and that it was for the sake […]
I love that New Year comes so quickly after Christmas. Just after we celebrate the birth of our Savior who came to die for our sins, we’re on the cusp of a brand new year—a brand new beginning. Because I now live in Christ, I embrace the hope associated with New Year. I’m sure I […]
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