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
I suppose I do have a pretty dramatic story for a 25 year-old. A lot of people are surprised by it, others have an oh-now-it-makes-sense reaction (that sometimes escapes their mind in awkward word vomit). These days those reactions amuse me, especially the latter. I love the way Jesus has made a fool of what…… Continue reading If My Life Story Isn’t Dramatic, Is It Still Important?
“How’s your love life?” What a great question… Said no single person ever. I mean come on, it’s awkward enough to answer when you are in a relationship. You might as well just add a slap in the face if you’re single. Translation: How many dates have you not been on? How many people don’t want you? If the only…… Continue reading The Single Disease
I love music, and I am a lyrics freak. This means that when I hear a song my mind automatically zeroes in on the lyrics, not the beat. If I cannot pick them up immediately I Google them. And then, cue psychoanalysis. Why is she singing that? Does he really believe what he is saying…… Continue reading Waiting For Love
“…for we walk by faith, not by sight” 2 Corinthians 5:7 Other translations of this verse say “the righteous walk by faith, not by sight” Notice that “we” and “the righteous” are interchangeable. What? I don’t know about you, but righteous would NOT be the word I (or anyone who knows me) would choose in the…… Continue reading Jesus Called Me Righteous?
The Four Cs is a term that stands for the four characteristics that are used to determine the value of a diamond. They are: carat, cut, clarity and color. In order to establish it’s retail value, the characteristics are graded and categorized by the diamond industry. Full disclosure, I am somewhat of a nerd. I get…… Continue reading Finally, There’s a Way To Measure Our Value
We have all been there. Changing outfits 10 times before finally rushing out the door only because we’re late, not because we look good. Walking away from a conversation and realizing we have no idea what the other person said because we were too focused on what they were thinking about us the whole time.…… Continue reading Break Free From Insecurity – 5 Steps