Author Archives: Summer Sorensen

About Summer Sorensen

My aim: to live out Jesus' greatest commands (Matthew 22:36-40) & have the most fun while doing it.

Thoughts From a Forgotten Demographic: Conservative Christians Who Didn’t Vote for Trump

I am troubled by the precipitous decline in civility amongst people in the United States who hold opposing views. This topic has been on my mind for some time. While I don’t often write about politics, I’ve stated before┬ámy thoughts … Continue reading

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To My Friends Who Vote Differently Than I Do: Election Thoughts

Social media has afforded us many benefits as well as drawbacks as a society. One thing that could be viewed as either, depending on your perspective, is the ability to post opinions and all manner of multi-media about topics such … Continue reading

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On Christian Hypocrisy: A Helpful Way to Identify & Sort Out Unseemly Behavior

“Christians are hypocrites.” I’ve heard that phrase uttered many times, often as a stated reason why someone has no interest in attending church or examining Christianity for themselves. To be sure, it is not difficult to find people who claim … Continue reading

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When It is Time to Replace Running Shoes (A Personal Account)

Sometimes I can be slow to internalize things. I might need to learn a lesson a few times before it gets through my skull and into my decision-making process. Pair that quality with a frugal mindset and a hesitation to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Overstated Enthusiasm in Language

I have a problem. It seems to be a problem, anyway. Too much enthusiasm. To the point that perhaps its value is diluted. Does that sound like a problem to you? Allow me to explain further. I am a naturally … Continue reading

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Unpacking a Piece of the Most Important Commandment (If You Don’t MIND)

When I learn something significant or a truth hits me in a new way, especially when it pertains to knowledge of God or spiritual life, it can feel like an earth-shaking moment. Has that ever happened to you? Today, I … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Adventure Highlights

I make no secret of the fact that summer is my favorite season. No, not because it is my name. It tops the list for me (and my husband Mike) because it is the short window of reliably warm weather … Continue reading

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Scripture Memory: Exciting Update & Encouragement

Hello dear reader! Recently I posted a blog/vlog discussing the importance to the Christian of memorizing Scripture. I won’t rehash the points here. You can watch the video if you want. I did, however, want to share an exciting update. … Continue reading

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Remembering Toonces, Her Life As Told by Mom

Today marks the sad occasion when we chose to have our cat, Toonces, put down, due to failing health and complications from old age. Toonces was our cat for 16.3 years. She lived a good, long, pampered life. My aim … Continue reading

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13 Obvious Facts, About Which There Can Be No Dispute

I’ll jump right in here and list some facts! The correct way to hang a roll of toilet paper is with the paper facing out. Everybody knows this. When telling a story, if you find yourself without a suitable ending, … Continue reading

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