He peered at his body with seething resentment. It looked normal on the outside, but it continually failed on the inside. His thoughts helplessly wondered if everything would be okay. What if it was bigger than the strength within him? Health is a topic that I have avoided due to all the controversies, but IContinue reading “Finding Joy in a Broken Vessel”
Have you ever wondered what the future holds? If so, I am sure you have experienced the gut-wrenching fear that accompanies it. There is something about not knowing that influences anxiety. Especially when bigger changes are involved (changing careers, marrying, etc.). It’s easy to say that God has it all in the palm of His hand. However,Continue reading “6 Prayers for When the Future is Frightening”
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”
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”
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)
It’s funny how we see this Goliath standing in front of us and how our very bones become fear striken. Why? That’s what I ask. It may seem unbelievable to ask such a question. It’s obvious why. The Goliath is bigger than us, meaning it has to be stronger than us, right? Of course! WhenContinue reading “A Goliath of a Moutain”
The below information is solely to encourage you to speak up and embrace your body image through God’s amazing love for you; it is not to replace professional help. I feel like there’s a topic that needs to be touched with grace, love, and understanding. It’s a topic that nobody exactly wants to talk aboutContinue reading “An Open Letter: The Hidden Struggle of Eating Disorders”
This letter may be targeted towards the young, but it is for the young and old alike. Dear young reader, this world is filled with thousands of trapping temptations, sins, and thoughts. You have fallen into one of these traps before, maybe you’re in one right now and you’re trying to get out of it.