When you say that you are a Christian there is a huge pressure from a world that now expects perfection from you. There is a magnifying glass on your life because people are curious what this Jesus thing is about. Yes we are ambassadors for God, here to shine a light that points to Him… Read More Christian: When The World Expects Perfection
Why does God say that this tiny bit of faith I have is enough to move mountains? It doesn’t feel like enough to move an ant hill, to be honest. The Bible says, “…Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from… Read More My Tiny Bit of Faith and This Mountain That I Face
I thought I was worthless, not outright but deep down inside underneath everything, I really believed I was worthless. The way I lived and allowed myself to be treated was the proof of how much I really valued myself. Through the hardest time of my life God showed me that everything could be stripped away… Read More I Thought I Was Worthless
Let me tell you a little something about how hopeless I was just a little over a year ago. I had spent 4 years at home with my kids, homeschooling them. Every material thing I had was because of the career my husband had. At this time, he was being inconsistent and living a double… Read More Hopeless, Broken and Completely Alone, But God…
Ugh, there are so many things that I hate about this single life; Yet there is so much that I enjoy. I hate that I feel like I need a man here at night just to make me feel safe. I hate that I feel like I need him here to get some real sleep. I… Read More Why I Hate Being Single, Yet Really Love It!
Have you noticed that the familiarity of your discomfort is easier to stay in than to step out into the change that God has called you to?… Read More Leaving the Comfort of My Dysfunctional Life
Loving yourself seems to be a taboo subject in some Christian circles. I understand because when I first learned of the notion to love myself, I kind of scoffed, like, that isn’t godly. It’s because my eyes weren’t opened to the truth of it. All I could see was narcissistic love, being a lover of… Read More Is Loving Myself Selfish?
Single Mama, I know it doesn’t seem fair and it can get lonely but I want you to know that you are not alone! 5:45 a.m. My alarm goes off, I need to get up because this is my only quiet time with God. Drag my feet into my office (on a good day when I don’t press “snooze” instead) open up my Bible and journal some prayers.
“The biggest thing I fell into was planning every detail of how I could kill myself without hurting the baby I was carrying in my womb. I was a high suicide risk and I didn’t tell anyone except the one person who I wanted to care… and he didn’t…”… Read More Escaping the Pain When You Just Want to Die
“Emotional abuse, this can be the hardest to spot and the hardest to explain. They can be serial cheaters, controlling under the guise of trying to “protect you”, they play mind games, constantly lie, make you question your own reality…”… Read More Stop Settling for Lukewarm “Love”