It was a question I couldn’t answer as much as I pondered it over a series of days, leading to weeks: “When did you first realize that you had become a grown-up?”.

Although I am one – a grown-up – the question posed in Real Simple Magazine’s Essay Contest two years ago proved to be harder to answer than I realized. Unfortunately, the answer came two years too late.

Join me for the rest of the story over at BibleDude.net where I’ve just become the content editor for Living the Story. It would make me smile to see you there in the comments on my inaugural post in my new role.