You’ve Tried Everything. Why Are You Still Stuck?

Well, this sucks. My teenage self sat on the side of the road silently pouting as I wiped mud off of my cheek. Some cute boys had invited me and my friends to go “muddin” (emphasis on the lack of ‘g’), but the joy ride was cut short when the truck we were in got stuck…… Continue reading You’ve Tried Everything. Why Are You Still Stuck?

When You Just “Can’t”

I can’t do this. A phrase that is not shy when it comes to making an appearance in my mind. Sometimes it comes dressed more specifically There’s no way I can get past that I can’t forgive myself I can’t stop caring about what they think of me I can’t let him go There’s no way that relationship…… Continue reading When You Just “Can’t”

Will God Really Rescue You?

I don’t know about you, but I have certainly wrestled with the thought of whether or not God’s everlasting patience and constant helping hand are as unconditional as they say they are, for ME. It is often easier for me to believe His mercy and desire to help for other people than to believe it for myself. One…… Continue reading Will God Really Rescue You?

Jesus Called Me Righteous?

“…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?

Messing Up God’s Plan

I don’t know about you, but I tend to over analyze things a little bit. If you were to ask the people closest to me, they might tell you that I tend to over analyze most things, but since you can’t ask them, I will categorize some of my thought patterns as “deeper thinking” instead (they…… Continue reading Messing Up God’s Plan

Finally, There’s a Way To Measure Our Value

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

Break Free From Insecurity – 5 Steps

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