Because They Walk

On Sunday I ran the 2015 Grand Rapids Half-Marathon. Compared to the marathon I ran a year before, it was a breeze. I felt amazing until mile 12 when I suddenly hit a wall and had a sharp pain in my side. But I pushed through it and it went away after half a mile. I felt…

Legs

When I was three years old I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. My parents prayed and prayed. Our church rallied around us and surrounded us with prayer. God healed me and now I have been cancer-free ever since. Sometimes I wonder, why did God choose to save me. Why did I live while others, whose…

Lessons from Pine Ridge Bible Camp

This summer I was a cabin leader at Pine Ridge Bible Camp. It was the most fun, fulfilling, and one of the toughest summers of my life. Here are a few lessons a summer at camp has taught me.           1. I Was Like That Too I was constantly reminded this summer of how I…

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My life is moving fast! Too fast, it seems, at times. I graduated high school. I just got my first phone, besides the track phone I had two years ago. I quit my four-year job at Huizenga Brothers Greenhouses. I’ll be working at Pine Ridge Bible Camp all summer as a cabin leader. I have…