There have been moments in my life where I ask the Lord to bring me into battle, so that I can break chains that I need to break in order to do the work of the Lord. If you don’t go through it you can’t grow through it, am I right? I find myself in … Continue reading Equipped For The Good Fight.
Watching those we love struggle with life is never easy. Whether it be our sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, friends, or perhaps even our self. Hardships get their name for a reason; they surely are not easy. One thing that I have learned (through many unfortunate events) is the thing that people struggle with the most, … Continue reading In The Midst
I recently started attending a new bible study, and now every Thursday evening I gather with 3-5 other young women to talk about Jesus. We started reading Francis Chan's book called Forgotten God. In short, this book discusses how we have tragically neglected the Holy Spirit in modern day Christianity. I have to say, this book really got … Continue reading Comfortable Christianity
My absence has not been absent from the forefront of my mind. My heart is here, writing away, sharing pieces of me with you. As I have been away, there were many a things that grabbed a hold of me. Although there were many, there was just one that left it's lasting touch on my … Continue reading Lesson’s From A Twenty-Something Year Old.
It's a history of survival. A long standing one at that. The definition of surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. Through instability, I survived. Through Chaos, I survived. Through mental, emotional, and physical abuse, I survived. Through poverty, I survived. Through neglect, I survived. Through abandonment, I … Continue reading From Surviving To Thriving
I was, and oddly still am, comfortable with chaos. I grew up in and around it. That's all I ever knew. When I was a child and pre-teen, I hated it. The yelling, screaming, crying, and endless fighting. I was that one friend who always wore hand me down clothes, who's parents were divorced and … Continue reading Haunted
I think we are all scared to really be vulnerable. I think that we are all too scared to really let people know who we really are because we are afraid of judgment. I think we are all afraid of being transparent because we cannot take rejection. I think that we need to be stronger … Continue reading Overcoming Timidity