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  • All That Remains

    I want to be different I want to be changed ‘Til all of me is gone And all the remains Is a fire so bright The whole world can see There’s something different Come and be different in me Those are the lyrics to a song that I can get out of my head. I […]

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  • So I Was Reading Today

    It seems like all I do anymore is read, sleep, write, and drink coffee. But, reading is always at the top of the list for me lately. Maybe because I start my day by reading, or because I only read non-fiction anymore, (the paradox of a fiction writer who doesn’t read fiction), whatever the reason, […]

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  • Introverts Wild!

    I’m about to ‘splode!!! Okay, here’s the deal. If you’re reading this, (you’re awesome), chances are you’ll be effected by these next statements. I’m entering a part of myself that I don’t know very well. This part of me, as an introvert expends all the goodness and virtue it can into my writing. If I […]

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  • First Things

    Secondly, I’d like to thank everyone who wished me a happy birthday this year. You should all feel very accomplished as you made me incredibly and absolutely happy with you veritable flood of wishes. That being said, let’s see about this new year of 22 and what it looks like for Jared Allen, (yeah, that’s […]

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  • Imma Live It

    I’m gonna, gonna live the life I’ve got like It’s not mine to live, but like it’s mine to give And give this life like someone else I may not know now but they need it We all have 24hrs in a day What we waste them on That’s our business right? But what if […]

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  • What Pleases God?

    “Yet, it pleased the Lord to bruise Him;” –Isaiah 53:10 This passage, in the context of Jesus on the cross, sets out a bloody picture of what is pleasing unto our God. Some translations even say that it pleased the Lord to crush His Son. How could a loving God be thus pleased with Jesus […]

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  • Prayer and Intercessions

    Today, though briefly, I’d like to dive into the meaning and usage of prayer. But, specifically tackling this strange animal of intercession. What does it mean? How do we do it? Why is it important? Obviously, when talking about the importance of prayer, you must first know your position on the sovereignty vs the responsibility […]

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  • All That Remains

    Christ entered the Temple in Jerusalem and started chucking things around, right. So, here everybody is just peacefully offering sacrifices and such-not like they’ve done all their lives. Then… Bang! Jesus comes and starts knocking over tables, driving animals, (both livestock and human metaphorical), with a whip He made Himself! That’d take you by surprise. […]

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