Road Warrior

A “road warrior” is a person who travels, often as part of their job and works at the same time,…

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Connected to The Hip

Connected to The Hip-Chispa Magazine

It is foolish to think I can do this life without Jesus. The hip  bone’s main function is mobility and support. It is “in the center of our body and expands above and below.” I feel the same about Jesus. We are connected at the hip; we have a close relationship and spend a lot…

The Dark Campaign Against Absolute Truth

The Dark Campaign Against Absolute Truth-Chispa Magazine - Home Page

“Nothing’s wrong if nothing’s true.” –Lorde We live in an age that has redefined almost everything. We’ve redefined love. We’ve redefined life. We’ve redefined right and wrong, male and female, gender and sex. We have torn down the definitions and erected new ones in their places. When a culture can redefine anything, then nothing means anything. This…

The Goodness of God

The Goodness of God-Chispa Magazine-2

Four years ago tonight, I read the only text that has ever made me literally cry instantly. “Alisha is critical.” Four years have passed and my stomach drops every time we think of that moment. My husband will probably stop reading at this point. Earlier on April 9th, 2015, my sister-in-law, Alisha, delivered our sweet…

Not Conformed, But Transformed

Not Conformed, But Transformed-Andrew Clark-Chispa Magazine

For the past ten years or more, I’ve often referred to myself as a Recovering Fundamentalist. I’ve gone through a process of unlearning many things that I was taught growing up in a completely fundamentalist environment: Christian school, Christian church, Christian college. I don’t necessarily regret this upbringing, but it does come with some unfortunate…

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5 Things You Need for a Better Life as a Freelancer

5 Things You Need for a Better Life as a Freelancer-Chispa Magazine

Living as a freelancer is a dream for many, but it is a dream that may not suit everyone. While life as a freelancer may seem relaxing and fun from the outside, there are plenty of challenges to overcome along the way. You are basically in charge of your entire professional life, and every decision…

Road Warrior

Road Warrior-Chispa Magazine - Home Page

A “road warrior” is a person who travels, often as part of their job and works at the same time, hustling and on the move. Did you know we are not alive to live in a vegetative state? Unless there is a physical impediment preventing activity, our bodies were made to move.  The journey of…