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 →

Morning coffee ☕️ on this cold beautiful snowy morning. I love this mug. I love the reminder on it. I got it a couple of years ago when I was just beginning the freedom in God’s grace and finally breaking free from the cycle of struggling with porn. God had done spiritual surgery and the... Continue Reading →

I know I’ve been told that we live in a noisy world.  We live in a world with distractions, and noise, and commotions, and chaos all around.  We have things to easily distract us.  And sometimes that seems safer than the silence.  So I crank up my music and pack my days with people just... Continue Reading →

Dear sweet sister. I get it. I’ve been there. It’s so easy to get sucked into the frenzy of boy craziness and just assume that is normal and what is expected. You feel that longing in your heart to feel loved and accepted by a guy. And you feel the desire to have something to... Continue Reading →

Breathe Fear starts to creep in Dreams You have put on my heart But fear is calling for me to give up before I even start Questions Spin around in my head Failure The possibility of that shakes me But I know that my God does not waste anything He is the God of redemption... Continue Reading →

"Are any of you suffering hardships? You should pray. Are any of you happy? You should sing praises.” James 5:13 NLT A few verses before that we also find encouragement in James 5:11. “We give great honor to those who endure under suffering. For instance, you know about Job, a man of great endurance. You... 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 →

The other night I was up until 3AM in full anxiety mode because the reality of all the things I thought I would have done or figured out or life seasons I would be in by now. I turn 30 this fall and it’s seriously getting in my head. I went into full cleaning mode... Continue Reading →

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