How Our Personalities Point to Our Purpose

My personality says I shouldn’t share my writing, because I’m shy, I don’t enjoy the technical side of it, and I can’t control how it’s perceived over the internet.  BUT I choose to believe God is equipping me so I can go where He leads. You can too!  Because we are created for a purpose,… Continue reading How Our Personalities Point to Our Purpose

How Does The Cross Change My Identity

The symbol of easter is a cross. Yes, it used to stand for death, but now it means more. “Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24) The cross means we have the choice to accept the… Continue reading How Does The Cross Change My Identity

2 Ways To Grow Your Relationships With Your Words

Have you ever experienced a relationship that’s been wounded from a harsh spoken word or neglected from a lack of unspoken words?  I’ve experienced the struggle firsthand. I learned the hard way: words are crucial within a relationship/friendship.  “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for… Continue reading 2 Ways To Grow Your Relationships With Your Words

Praising God in the Pain

Did you know your circumstances don’t determine your attitude? We have free will when it comes to our attitude, despite life’s unfair circumstances.  In Habakkuk (the fifth-to-last book of the Old Testament), we see the example of a prophet who witnessed brutal injustices in his own country. He begins his book with a complaint to… Continue reading Praising God in the Pain

Going From Pressure to Peace with Our To-Do Lists

When making a to-do list, do you get overwhelmed? An ignored homework due date is rapidly approaching. Dishes in the sink are crying to be cleaned. A commitment to your fitness hangs in the back of your mind. A friend sent a text earlier asking if you’re free for a specific date. Tasks on a… Continue reading Going From Pressure to Peace with Our To-Do Lists

You Snooze You Lose

Slapping snooze every morning is one of my bad habits. My alarm first rings at 5 am. I slap it twice, and then it’s 5:30. This is when I get up.  The other day I was so tired and ended up hitting snooze till 6. I figured I probably wouldn’t get up in time to… Continue reading You Snooze You Lose

Weary? Just Wait

Why do we get weary when we serve the Lord? As I learn to serve God and others, I’ve discovered how easy it is to get weary. “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have… Continue reading Weary? Just Wait

Finding Peace & Healing in His Word

Almost 40% of Americans are more anxious than they were at this time last year, according to a new American Psychiatric Association (APA) poll. (Time Magazine) 1 in 5 Americans have read through the Bible at least once. (LifeWay Research) These statistics might seem separate, but spiritually they correlate. I regret to admit, I am… Continue reading Finding Peace & Healing in His Word

3 Ways to Know God’s Will For Your Life

What if I told you, you CAN know God’s will for your life? That might sound unconvincing, but friend, hear me out. My trip was booked. I had told people what I was doing and where I was going. I believed I received confirmation from the Lord on the trip because I was so blind… Continue reading 3 Ways to Know God’s Will For Your Life