The Girl in the Front Church Pew: Accepting the Lie of Mandatory Perfection

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

When the Devil Tries To Take You Down

Recently, I've been on the cusp of making some big decisions about Unfading Beauty Ministries. Everything ranging from projects to events and writing and everything in between. Making decisions has never been my strong suit. What I mean by that is, I am an incredibly indecisive individual. So, when I make up my mind to … Continue reading When the Devil Tries To Take You Down

Living an Intentional Life

Last year I was introduced to the phenomenon of having a "Word of the Year". A Word that you focus/work on doing better that year.  When I first heard about it last year, I was rather intrigued with it, and decided "I wanna try it too!" So, I did just that. This year-much like last-as … Continue reading Living an Intentional Life

Moving on from Feelings of Defeat

Last night, I was working on some stuff for the book I recently wrote, and as I got finished, I felt this sudden wave of complete defeat wash over me. For no reason at all, it was like it everything was over before it even began. Not only did it bring a wave of unexpected … Continue reading Moving on from Feelings of Defeat

Spiritual Warfare

"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." Ephesians 6:12 (NLT) The last couple of weeks have been FULL of spiritual attacks. About a month ago, God really started … Continue reading Spiritual Warfare