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The Damascus Road

Saul’s damascus road

Saul completely committed his life to the God of Israel. He eradicated those who he believed threatened his God and completely kept the Levitical Law. There’s no doubt of His devotion. He wrote about this devotion in the book of Philippians: “circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless” (Philippians 3:5–6). Saul seriously wasn’t messing around when it came to his devotion to the God of Israel. 

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My Top 10 Books from 2017

This is my last blog about books for a while—I promise! Below are my top 10 favorite books from 2017. I could probably add 20 more to the list, but I learned from and enjoyed these the most.

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Conquering Your Reading Goal in 2018

It’s everyones favorite time of year—goal setting time! You know those New Year’s resolutions that last until your first Monday back at work? Now I’m the type of person that totally forgets about New Year’s resolutions until someone asks me what some of mine are, and then I usually spew out the typical response. But last year, I decided to go all out and set two goals: no more soda and finish 100 books.

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