Does Holiness Equal Happiness?

"I don't think God wants us to live a miserable life; I think that he wants his followers to be happy..." This is a statement that we hear all too often. There seems to be this idea in modern Christianity that Holiness = Happiness, but I want to challenge that idea. The Bible directly tells … Continue reading Does Holiness Equal Happiness?

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Why We Pray

Over the last while, I have been trying to figure out some things. More specifically, where I'm supposed to go in life. I was actually supposed to go to college this year however because of my severe allergies I wasn't able to go.  Long story short, not going made me start questioning my whole life; … Continue reading Why We Pray

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

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