Surviving My Fears

Very recently, I purchased my standard ball python.  It was an impulse decision that made my boyfriend uncomfortable. You see, he already has a chocolate pastel ball python named Jormangandr. He loves snakes and reptiles. I, on the other hand, am petrified of snakes. The way they move, the threat of being bitten, it all makes my skin crawl. I had nothing truly ready to house a snake. But, I had watched a lot of Snake Bytes on Youtube with Brian Barczyk. And sure, Brian got struck at – a lot. But, he made it look easy. The way he … Continue reading Surviving My Fears

Finding my Faith

I was raised a non-denominational Christian.  By the time I was eight, I had read three versions of the Bible and “graduated” from Sunday school to attending the actual services with my parents.  I went to a few of the Bible study classes with my parents, both at the church and at the homes of various fellow church goers’ homes.  I participated in the annual Bethlehem Walk and went to Youth Group with my sister.  The whole family went on trips with the church and to Christian camp. My mother was in the choir and joined in various plays put … Continue reading Finding my Faith