It's easy to believe that God CAN act on our behalf. It's harder to believe and have faith that He WILL act on our behalf. I trust that my God is fully able, and I do know that He is no respecter of persons. However, it is much easier for me to believe that He … Continue reading The Question Isn’t Can He but Will He?
I often struggle with what I like to call a "fear of missing out." Instead of enjoying the moment, I'm constantly wondering if I really made enough of the moment. Did I get the most out of it? Is there something more I should have taken advantage of to make this moment more meaningful? I … Continue reading Fear of Missing Out
Often when the Lord is correcting an issue in our lives, we encounter a similar, seemingly unbeatable problem over and over again. Typically, how this starts in my own life, is through me asking God to root out sin in my life and make me more like Him. He never fails to answer this prayer, … Continue reading An Unpopular Opinion on Taking Offense
I've wanted to write about this topic for a long time. In fact, it's something that I'm very passionate about. But how can I possibly say everything I feel and believe without coming across as preachy and turning everyone away? For starters, sex, as a whole, is a widely avoided topic in the church. It's … Continue reading Sex: Everyone’s Doing It
2015 brought me so many beautiful things. It brought me a husband, new friends, a new Bible study group, new growth, new maturity, and new wisdom. 2015 reignited my passion to teach on purity and marriage. It taught me to be selfless in my love and to compromise. It taught me the beauty and sanctity … Continue reading 2015 Reflections. 2016 Hopes.
Do you ever wonder if God actually cares about your day to day prayers? Do you wonder if He has time for the ridiculous every day things you dare to ask? Do you doubt He has time to consider all the longings in your heart? Do you actually trust that His heart is not only … Continue reading Does God Care About the Little Things?
Today, I want to tell my story- the part of my story most of you don't know. I'm going to tell the part of my story I didn't think I'd ever share- the painful part, the beautiful part, and God's faithfulness through it all. I believe that me sharing this part of my life will … Continue reading The part of my story that I’ve never shared but you need to read
We always fear letting go. We're scared to walk away from what we have, because what if there's nothing else out there? What if there's nothing better? But what if I could trust God? What if I could trust that He is good and does only good? What if I could trust that he strips … Continue reading How can I walk away? What if there’s not better out there? What if this was my only chance?
How many times do we live a lie? How many times do we simply go through the motions, because it's what is expected of us, because it's all we know? We know no other way. That isn't to say it's never real, but that when it becomes fake, we just keep going with it. We … Continue reading Living a Lie
Today is such a mix of happy and sad, of gain and of loss. I lost my grandpa on December 23rd, a couple of years ago. He was my role model and my guide in my search for "the one." I modeled what I wanted and what I was looking for after him. I wanted … Continue reading In honor of Tom