Keep Pressing On

“Well, that’s cute…” I thought this to myself as I was walking on the treadmill and noticing an older gentleman on a stationary bike in front of me at the gym. He was riding the bike at a slow but steady pace, moving his arms almost like he was dancing. After a while, I finally looked … More Keep Pressing On

Joy Stealer

“Don’t worry about that. God will take care of that.” My brother said this to me a couple years ago, as I voiced how worried I was about my car as we headed to the beach. The check engine light had just come on. (Don’t worry I was able to enjoy the beach with no worries! And that … More Joy Stealer

Scared to the Core

Have you ever been scared? Sounds like a trick question, doesn’t it? “Of course, we have all been scared”, you may be thinking. You would be right. We probably all have been scared more times than we care to count. Doing something that terrifies us, cannot only be scary, it can be totally worth it! I’m … More Scared to the Core

Never Give Up

Hatred. Shaming. Not good enough. Too short… Even though I do not know much about fires, I do know that something causes a fire to start. Whether it’s a match, a candle, or something else, a fire is started and has some form of fuel added to the fire to keep it going. If not, it … More Never Give Up

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

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