Forgetting Those Things: New Year’s Resolution for 2017

2016 is almost up, and very soon we are going to see New Year’s resolutions flood social media. I have been reflecting on this year and have been thinking about how I would like to move forward in the New Year. No, I don’t have any goals like losing weight or saving a certain amount of money – although I do aspire to do those things in 2017. No, this year I want to focus on forgetting those things … [Read more...]

Surrender Your Way into a Peaceful New Year

Happy New Year! Throw Up and Theology is entering its third year, and we are very grateful for our faithful readers and supporters. We look forward to some wonderful things this year. The New Year is a time when many resolve to become better people mentally, physically and spiritually. It’s also a great time to self-reflect. It’s beneficial to reflect on where you’ve been, what you’ve been … [Read more...]

Grappling with Grief

Genesis 32:24–26 (NRSV), “Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob, he struck him on the hip socket; and Jacob’s hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him. Then he said, “Let me go, for the day is breaking.” But Jacob said, “I will not let you go, unless you bless me.” I’ve said this before, but I am … [Read more...]