I think we have all done it, once or twice. Imagined what our life would be if it was different, if we looked this way or that way. Basically, if we weren't who we are today. I get it, it is difficult to live in a world where everyone else seems to shimmer and shine as … Continue reading Artificial Comparison
The struggle of stepping into, perhaps our destiny, can be an intimidating step, but nonetheless, we are called to go onward. I do not live my life as if it was my own, and those in my inner circle, as well as my acquaintances, know this full well. I recently talked about being present where … Continue reading Fighting The Good Fight
It is truly a beautiful struggle, being saved from the darkness in this world. I am redeemed from my sins, I am forgiven for the mistakes I have made, I am a new creation in Christ, and I am guaranteed a spot up above in the good ol' throne room. These things are worthy of … Continue reading Hitting Home
If you are anything like me, you cringed at that saying, "Do what you can wherever you are planted". I am a dreamer, a doer, an aspiring, creative being. I want to go, I want to reach and stretch to the farthest ends of the Earth. My heart's dream is so far from where I am, that I often forget … Continue reading Being Present Where You Are Planted
Growing up around Christians, in the church, and/or in a Christian home, you often hear mothers tell their daughters: "I really admire Susan and how she handles her children. Her daughters are so well rounded and well behaved." "You know that you can't date until you are 18, so no hanging out with boys, no … Continue reading Where Are We Going Wrong?
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.
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