Every year, for the past 33 years of my life, I've had another birthday. Another celebration, another day to be thankful for being alive. Each year, I face more challenges than the year before. I learn more lessons, I experience life in a different way, and also witness a lot of heartache and pain....whether I… Continue reading Why, God?
I want to speak to those who may have a hard time giving thanks during this holiday season, specifically because you feel alone. I would understand that maybe the last thing you want to do is sit around at a table with people and put on a fake smile. Trust me, I have been there!… Continue reading Lonely During the Holidays
Spend time everyday scrolling through Facebook, Instagram, and other social media apps and see how you feel over an extended period of time. Does it uplift you? Does it encourage you? Does it edify you? What are you feeding yourself by spending your time on social media? Have you taken time to ask yourself the… Continue reading The Comparison Game
Have you ever suffered unjustly? Have you felt attacked by others? Have you been overwhelmed by life circumstances, and it seems like there is no way out? You have done what you thought was right but you still seem to be going through many hardships. Maybe you are trying to trust God, but it doesn't… Continue reading Rescued by Faith
There will be many times in life when we don't understand God's plan and His ways. I can't pretend that I have never gotten angry with God and told Him life wasn't fair. In my anger I have asked Him why He allows us to go through so much pain in life and why sometimes… Continue reading For Those Who are Hurting
A few weeks ago I was praying and listening to worship music. As I was praying I felt worried, heavy, and just overwhelmed by the problems that filled my mind as I prayed for them one by one. I was praying because I wanted God to do something about my circumstances, to help the people… Continue reading Giving it to God
Let me encourage your heart today with my story. When I was a teenager, I thought I had my life all figured out- I'd graduate college at 22, get married by 25 years old, and then have some kids and start real life! Fast forward to reality: I am just a few weeks short of… Continue reading Dear Single Woman…