Hey friend, Yes, you. In a society that has put victims of sexual assault and abuse under a generalized group label, I want to talk to you because you are not just one of the masses. You have a story and it’s important. It’s important because you’ve been hurt. I get it. I know what…… Continue reading To a Victim, From a Victim
I recently sat down with a mentor of mine and my first words were “I want to be myself. But I don’t know how to do that.” I don’t think I even know who I am After listening to me affirm confusion by trying to explain myself in 1928 different ways, he asked: “Do you think…… Continue reading How To Figure Out Who You Really Are
“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 The Bible tells us that with God all things are possible. But what about when the impossible doesn’t happen? What does it mean when the cancer remains uncured, the relationship remains broken or the addiction takes over again? I can tell you…… Continue reading If God Can Do The Impossible, Why Is This Happening?
I have been reading Fervent by Priscilla Shirer and it has completely changed my prayer life (she is the main character in War Room. If you haven’t seen that movie – I highly recommend it as well!) The theme of the book is that prayer is our strongest weapon against the Satan and his attempts to destroy the people…… Continue reading Can Satan Win?
I sat in my counselor’s office and stared at her blankly as she asked me again to talk about things we had talked about many times before. Usually I didn’t have a problem talking about them. In fact, I really didn’t feel anything most of the time, so it was fairly easy to discuss what I…… Continue reading A Security Blanket That Causes Insecurity
A question that can sometimes spark confusion or fear. It can be overwhelming to try and figure out what our calling in life is – what our purpose is supposed to be and if it’s bigger than what we are doing now. Do you know what your calling is? I have a better question -…… Continue reading What Is Your Calling?
“It is finished” The last words Jesus breathed before he died. What a painful, painful moment. The nails, the thorns, the lashes, they had taken his life. In that moment, it seemed as though Jesus had lost everything. It was finished, His life was over. Haven’t we all felt that way at one point or another? I…… Continue reading When It’s Really Over, And It’s Time To Let Go