Consumed

  What consumes you? The way the interior design of a house has you yearning to redecorate your whole house. The way the running back sprints down the grassy turf waiting to cradle a football in his arms. When you walk into a restaurant and all of these amazing smells hit your nose at once. … More Consumed

Where Is Your Joy?

“Why are you so happy all the time”? When I worked for one summer at a McDonald’s restaurant, a co-worker asked this question of me. While working at McDonald’s was definitely no sunshine and roses, I was pretty sure I was the only source of spiritual light in the building. One of the best ways … More Where Is Your Joy?

Planted for a Reason

“I’ve decided to stop watering the plants. They look dead, so what’s the point?”, Mom declared. Growing up and even to this day, I’ve never had a green thumb. I prefer plants that are hard to kill, like cute, little succulents. I suppose bamboo plants must be hard to kill, because it’s still growing and … More Planted for a Reason

Lord, I Need You

“Lord, I need You, oh, I need You Every hour I need You My one defense, my righteousness Oh God, how I need You” This particular stanza helped me through a time of testing this past weekend. Just about a week ago, a friend suggested we should go on a hike. She had already done … More Lord, I Need You

God Moves Mountains

Mountains surrounded me A dense fog covered the ground Making visibility nearly impossible When would the skies clear Would I ever make it out of a mountain view?   In the Christian life, it seems like we are never completely out of view of mountains. Even if everything seems to be going fine and dandy, … More God Moves Mountains

Numb

Alone, afraid There was no one No one to hear her crying pleas She knew she was already defeated She was completely numb to it She mine as well give in No Why claim defeat if it’s not imperative She could cry out to Someone Someone that has always watched over her From the moment … More Numb

The Easy Pit

McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Taco Bell What do they have in common? Fast food with barely any nutritional value. After a long, busy day, it can be easy to get caught in the fast food trap. Seriously, who wants to cook a meal after a day of work or energy draining activities?! I have been in that situation … More The Easy Pit

Dream Chaser

  It’s so easy to be caught up what with everyone else is up to, when we spend countless hours on social media. We watch other people share their fitness tips.  We listen to advice on budgeting, cleaning, cooking, crafting, etc. We watch people share every little detail of an upcoming venture they are pursuing. … More Dream Chaser