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.

A Goliath of a Moutain

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”

When I’m Worried, God Reveals

“Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?”Matthew 6:26 (ESV)

It’s Okay to Feel Broken

As Christians, we can often find ourselves feeling bad for feeling broken. It doesn’t come as a shock to me though, considering everyone talks about how being one with God makes you whole.