Stunted. Not wanting to make a mistake. There was a time when I didn't want to read the Word because I didn't want to misinterpret what the scriptures were saying. I felt unqualified, unprepared, and unmotivated to wrap my mind around their meaning. I was lost in the writings of others and became either confused … Continue reading You Can Trust Him.
This question has lingered in my thoughts for years now. Am I hearing from God? Let's back up. As I've gotten more settled into this new home and area, I've been craving community. Getting a job has definitely helped with being exposed to potential friendships and is providing many opportunities to get to know people. … Continue reading Am I Hearing From God?
On our way home from a full day of rafting down lake, I opened my email and saw a new message that was going to tell me about my recent job interview. The hiring manager mentioned I was a strong candidate and that she was going to reach out to a close branch and recommend … Continue reading When things don’t go as planned.
Thankfulness has continued to flourish in my mind today as the blessings piled on. When times are difficult, I pray that my mind returns back to moments like these where my heart is filled with great thankfulness to God and all the worries of life seem to just melt away. Blessings kept filling each moment … Continue reading Thankfulness in the moment.
Self-image. In a "worldly" sense, our self-image is how we see ourselves based on our appearance, performance, relationships, and how we think others perceive us. Our outlook on life, our sense of purpose, and even our happiness, are all affected when we begin questioning our worth, our looks, our importance, and our overall success in … Continue reading You are beautiful.
This day was a day of rest. At least it felt that way since not much was happening. Let's see, I made a couple cups of coffee, cleaned some dishes, and spoke to a few friends. I spent a lot of time watching a show with Chris and after a while I got bored of … Continue reading A time for rest & forgiveness.
For the longest time I would leave the first few pages blank. It's difficult to remember any time where I started on the very first page of a notebook. The content itself wasn't an issue, it was the need for a beginning. I had every intention of drawing up a beautiful cover page that would … Continue reading May the TRUTH be told!