'My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous. ' 1 John 2:1 NLT 'That is why he is the one who mediates... Continue Reading →

To the ones who maybe can relate and those who are trying to figure us out, I'm trying to be okay. I'm trying to be brave and step into new things, but I've been so comfortable for so long that the newness and unfamiliarity are wreaking havoc on my mind and heart. Things I thought... Continue Reading →

For years I struggled with feeling like I didn't fit in or belonged in church.  Over the past few years that has changed.  I have found a church that is like family where I do feel like I belong.  Except for one day a year.  One day a year I struggle to feel like I... Continue Reading →

I take comfort in this verse. You might be thinking that's a weird comment for me to make about that verse. I take comfort in it because it is in the Bible. And since it is in the Bible this verse and many others like it are a way of validating grief and depression. I'm... Continue Reading →

To the girl who is trying to convince the world she's fine, I watched her a few rows in front of me at a concert. She appeared to be drunk or at least a little tipsy. She was laughing and hanging all over the guy she was with. She was very enthusiastically singing along, talking... Continue Reading →

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