I'm older now, and different. It makes me sad, but not too sad. It makes me miss the way things were back then, but not too much. See, I met Jesus when I was 16, and after I met him, I changed dramatically. I made radical decisions with my life, my time, my money, my relationships. I… Continue reading I’m Not That Girl Anymore
And it's quite embarrassing now. In third grade, I worried about getting braces like all the other kids. All my friends were getting them. I didn't want to be left out. Me and my friends who didn't have them yet turned paperclips into "fake" braces. Every day I made sure to slide my little paperclip onto… Continue reading I Worried My Way Through My First 25 Years
They happen to everyone. The graduation-day goodbyes to a group of friends that have become more like family and we can spend all day and probably even multiple days feeling the weight of the fact that life changes and people leave and people stay and most of these people we've so grown to love over… Continue reading Sentimental Heart-Bleeds about Life and Living it Well
Tonight as I curl up to the sound of a raging thunderstorm outside my window, I recall that this day marks 7 years since the day my life changed forever. It was a day that forever marked me and transformed me in a way I never dreamed. It was one of the best days of… Continue reading Never Forget 7/7/07 – Memoirs and Heart Stirrings
That moment in time, in the summer of 2011. Though it was nearly 3 months, it feels like merely a moment in time. It was a divine appointment of destiny. Young 20 and 30-something world-changers, history-writers, earth-shakers were gathered by the hand of God, from every corner of the earth. Little flames from all over… Continue reading May Jesus’ Name be Lifted High as we Press On and Go….
I always feel the tug. I feel it no matter how torn my heart is in a million different directions, how crazy the distractions are, how foggy and distant I seem to be from Him, how out of reach of my First Love, the Prize of my Life, My Treasure....I feel the tug. This tug… Continue reading heartstrings.
Today, I remember. 2012 - a year of much life. Life is truly lived when the heart is allowed to feel joy AND sorrow, and the greatness of that joy after the sorrow. And so today on this first day of November, the month we celebrate and give thanks and remember how the Lord has… Continue reading altars.