Fear

Fear plagues me. It has plagued me for as long as I can remember. Fear has me bound in invisible, heavy laden chains. Chains that can only move the moment I give my fears to God. Fear can consume so many aspects of everyday life. Fear of being single forever. Fear of not being financially … More Fear

Be an Encourager

Can you imagine not having anyone to talk to? Deep down you are struggling and you don’t know what to do? Maybe too scared to share what’s going on? I had a dear acquaintance that unfortunately let her struggle get the best of her. I still can’t believe it. No one knew that she was … More Be an Encourager

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