"We just have to show them love. That's all we're supposed to do...love one another." That's all I seem to see or hear anymore. The "Love Gospel" seems to be a very popular topic to be praught in churches as of late. And, I mean, why not? After all, our countries are so broken up … Continue reading What does Real Love Look Like?
Last summer, I was at one of my best friends' house, talking with her mom and though I don't remember what about, I do remember saying "But I don't like change!" To which she replied, "Oh honey. the Christian walk is all about change. Changing from a lifestyle of sin to one that follows after Christ; Changing … Continue reading Why The Christian Life is A Lot like Play-Doh
The girl in the front church pew. She's happy and kind. She is always perfectly put together and she has it all together... Al least, that's what everybody seems to think. She's that girl who came from a good, strong, steady Christian home. At church almost every Sunday. Participates in extracurricular church activities. Lends a … Continue reading The Girl in the Front Church Pew: Accepting the Lie of Mandatory Perfection
I have a love/hate relationship with social media. It has helped my keep in touch with far off family and friends, but it is also one of the biggest anxiety makers as well. Recently, I've been noticing something that has, to be quite frank, disturbed me. And, unfortunately, it's something I've witnessed countless numbers of … Continue reading Does Your Social Media Testify that You’re Set Apart for God?
My battle with depression isn't something I talk a lot about. Why? I think there are several reasons for it. First, I've always wanted to have the appearance of a strong, confident woman. Second, I didn't want people to go out of their way to see how I was doing when they wouldn't normally do … Continue reading Healed Hearts,Whole Minds, Sacred Scars: Living Life After Depression