Growing in God: Obedience. Discipline. Self-Control.

"Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.¬†Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But whoever looks … Continue reading Growing in God: Obedience. Discipline. Self-Control.

Internal Battles

What's holding you back? I don't mean what external factors are keeping you from progressing. I'm not talking about the financial barriers, the lack of time, or the attitudes of others that may slow you down. Our circumstances change, people come and go, we have winning seasons, and we suffer losses, too. Because our circumstances … Continue reading Internal Battles

Holistic Wellness

You are important. Your health is important. When we talk about health, we are not just referring to your physical well-being. Yes, your physical health is essential to your overall wellness, but your mental, emotional, and spiritual health all matter, too. These different aspects of our being are all interconnected. Picture this: Life has you … Continue reading Holistic Wellness

Healing vs. Coping

"Coping is DEALING with an issue, Healing is working THROUGH it. Coping is the reliance on short term fixes while healing is the reliance on long term actions that bring permanent wholeness. Are you healing or are you coping?"LaShawntelle Carson-Pops, Founder of REVIVE Mental Health Organization Inc. Life is hard at times. We face challenges … Continue reading Healing vs. Coping

Single, Celibate & Struggling: The challenges of waiting (Part 2)

In my last post, Single, Celibate & Struggling (Part 1), I talked about many of the reasons why I've decided to wait until I'm married to have sex. While I am standing firm in my commitment, waiting is no less of a struggle. Even with all of the benefits that come with waiting, I can … Continue reading Single, Celibate & Struggling: The challenges of waiting (Part 2)