At the beginning of this month, I challenged myself and others to a 31 Day Prayer Challenge. The significance of this particular challenge is that we're praying for a specific person (or place) everyday. If you want the details of the challenge, you can find them here: 31-Day “Pray for Them” Challenge Over the past 11 … Continue reading What Prayer is Doing in My Heart
I remember the first time I experienced true peace and contentment. I had a joy I couldn't really explain, to the point where I would cry happy tears. I had never felt such a pure sense of happiness. The most interesting part of it all was that I never knew I wasn't truly happy until … Continue reading Peace, Happiness & Contentment: What does it really mean to be content?
Today is August 1st and this month I will be doing a 31-Day Pray for Them Challenge. The purpose of this challenge is to pray for a specific person consistently, believing that God makes a way in his or her life. I believe with everything in me that prayer works. There have been many times … Continue reading 31-Day “Pray for Them” Challenge
Today I woke up a bit emotional. Have you ever just felt so misunderstood? To long for certain people to understand who you are but they still don't get it - it's such a disheartening feeling. We were all made differently, but I am not of this world. Sometimes I feel like I don't fit … Continue reading Misunderstood..
God is my Best Friend. I have other best friends too that I'd love to tell you all about in another post, but this post is about my friendship with God. He is my BEST Best Friend. He's known me forever - since before I was even conceived - but I didn't really start getting … Continue reading Being Friends with God
You. are. beautiful. You. are. phenomenal. You. are. enough. No one else can take that away from you....but you. Haters will hate. Loved ones might hit you with low blows when they're angry. Friends will sit you down and tell you the cold hard truth about yourself. Enemies might say some pretty harsh things and … Continue reading Regaining Control of Your Thought Life
"Be still and know that I am God.." Psalm 46:10. The first scripture that I memorized in children's church when I was about 6 years old. It is one scripture I have never forgotten. It's the one instruction that has been in the back of my mind for years, and I'm finally submitting to it. … Continue reading BE STILL.
I don't remember when we first met, but I remember vividly when we started to get to know each other on a deeper level. It was my sophomore year of college and I hit a low point. My friends were preoccupied with other things, my family was back home, and I had just parted ways … Continue reading He Knows Me.
As I look back over my short 22.8 years of life, I'm nothing short of amazed at how certain things have turned out thus far. So the question has become "why do I struggle with anxiety so often?" When God has brought me through everything.. When He's been there with me every step of the … Continue reading Let Go & Let God: Overcoming Anxiety