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
It's been one of those weeks. Every single day, something went wrong. I won't mention the day I buttoned my shirt wrong and then actually went out in public without knowing until I looked in a mirror and looked my mortification right in the eyes, mentally retracing every possible person I ran into who may have… Continue reading What to do when you feel like Mia from the Princess Diaries
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
This isn't going to be profound, and this isn't going to be well put-together. It's not going to make anyone really happy, and it's not encouraging or enlightening. I didn't write this for anyone, in fact, I wrote it just because I had to. And there's a reason I chose to put it on here… Continue reading Facing Head On ‘You are Not Worth it’
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.
Somewhere along the way something happened to me. I can't pinpoint when it happened or even how it happened. I just woke up one morning, and I was free. See, this summer was unexpectedly hard and trying. I moved to Kansas City Missouri this January. I have been living here for 8 months. I came… Continue reading my semi-crazy summer
"Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." (John 20:29) It takes a lot of faith to believe having not seen. Some days when I think on the promises God has spoken over me and over my life, I honestly wonder how much longer I can have faith in them when it… Continue reading and everything that’s new has bravely surfaced, teaching us to breathe