Sometimes emotions just hit. I can be doing great and then "bam!" out of nowhere depression can hit. Last night and today are one of those times. I do struggle with seasonal depression, but the sun is out...and that usually helps. And yes it is hecka cold here in the midwest today, but the sun... Continue Reading →

“For God called you to do good, even if it means suffering, just as Christ suffered for you. He is your example, and you must follow in his steps. He never sinned, nor ever deceived anyone. He did not retaliate when he was insulted, nor threaten revenge when he suffered. He left his case in... Continue Reading →

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick...” Where are you putting your hope? Are you putting it in things of this world, getting married, having kids, making money, having a nice house, being well known, whatever your definition of making it is? Not that these things are wrong in theirselves, but when your hope is rooted... Continue Reading →

A couple days ago was Good Friday. The day we remember the sacrifice that Jesus made when He died on the cross for our sins. I've been reflecting on that sacrifice a lot this week. I don't think we can fully comprehend the pain He endured for us. Because beyond the physical pain we can... Continue Reading →

How do you respond when your plans get changed? Does it throw you or are you able to take a breathe, trust it to God, and go with it? Maybe you're somewhere in the middle. Trusting God to direct our paths is difficult. I love when I read this chapter in Proverbs and I can... Continue Reading →

What a year it has been! It is incredible to look back at where I was a year ago and where I am now. God has so radically changed my life. This time last year I had just finished going through a support group Bible study thing for women who have dealt with abuse. Opening... 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 →

New Year’s Resolution:Not be a Runner

Hello January!  It’s a new year and that means resolutions and goals for the year.  Many of those resolutions or goals have to do with exercising and getting healthy.  There is nothing wrong with those.  Being healthy is a good thing—an important thing.  What about your spiritual health though?  What are you doing to work... Continue Reading →

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