Paula Frances Price is a team leader and campus staff member for InterVarsity at the University of Georgia. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Paula Frances lives with her husband, Greg Price, and her puppy in Athens, Georgia, where they enjoy hanging out in the park and eating good Southern cooking! You can read more from Paula Frances at her personal blog.
Being a member of InterVarsity changed the trajectory of my life. But the gift of being able to read and interpret Scripture and apply it to my life has allowed me to continue to grow as a disciple of Christ.
Advent is full of the trappings of the coming of God. But often, among the church services, the charitable donations, and the renditions of “O Holy Night,” we miss God. Like Zechariah, we can be so busy creating space for God to dwell that we forget to prepare our own hearts.
I love being the center of attention. However, when I think my life is about me, I limit my ability to see the life God has called me to and I stop myself from having the courage to follow him on an amazing adventure.
As the hashtag #MeToo floods our social media outlets to raise awareness for sexual harassment, we need to ask how we got to the point where almost every woman has experienced some type of it. How did our world become a place where so many women are treated with such little respect?
I was in sixth grade and living in Saudi Arabia when terrorists bombed the Al Khobar Tower there. I felt the blast shake the neighborhood where I was babysitting at the time. When the smoke cleared from the building, where many kids from my elementary school lived, 19 Americans were dead, and nearly 500 people from many countries were injured.