Healing for the Struggler | Holiness vs. Perfection

March was one of those months. It was miraculous and devastating. It was full of answers that only unveiled a million more questions. There were good times and bad times. There were seasons of anticipation, love, heartache, repentance, and even seasons of vast temptation. Who could’ve imagined that a mere 31 days would possess soContinue reading “Healing for the Struggler | Holiness vs. Perfection”

Shifting Our Focus: Choosing to Love When “They” Make it Hard

Before today, where you spend your time hoping that someday you’ll be able to overcome the diseased hate of the world, you were a little being. Your eyes were full of wonder, and your heart was full of fantasy. You understood not the world around you, yet loved it. You were able to love theContinue reading “Shifting Our Focus: Choosing to Love When “They” Make it Hard”

Defying the Cultural Norm of What is Worthy

There I was, enveloped by the dark, harping on the incredible achievements I could reach. If only I could display that I wrote for . . . Then perhaps people would find my writing of substantial worth. If you’re a human being, there’s a 90% chance that you’ve developed a similar mindset before. This especially goes forContinue reading “Defying the Cultural Norm of What is Worthy”

The Humble Maidservant

And Mary said: My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has regarded the lowly state of His maidservant; For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed. Luke 1:46-48 (NKJV)

Preparation Time—The Gingham Apron

Yesterday, I stumbled upon a beautifully designed blog, The Gingham Apron, that held an even more beautifully written reminder. With their kind permission, I bring you their exact words.

Be Vigilant and Have Your Ears On

I once heard someone say, “you have to be vigilant and have your ears on.” While this was used as parenting advice, it struck me as something more.