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

Healed Hearts,Whole Minds, Sacred Scars: Living Life After Depression

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

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

What Do You Do When God Changes The Desires of Your Heart?

Lately, I've been noticing a lot of changes in me. More specifically, changes in my heart's desires.  Recently, I had a very part-time, very temporary job as a cook/dishwasher at local diner. On my second last day, I had a thought that came out of nowhere, "I think I'm ready to be okay with the idea … Continue reading What Do You Do When God Changes The Desires of Your Heart?

Willingly Watching the Glorification of Cheating

One of my most favorite things to do in my down-time is grab a bowl of popcorn and watch a chick-flick.  I mean, who doesn't like a good ole romance about a damsel in distress being swept off her feet by a knight and shining armor? Or, even better yet, the damsel saving the knight!? … Continue reading Willingly Watching the Glorification of Cheating