“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 Please tell me I’m not the … More A Call to the Weary
As many times as I’ve watched it happen, it still always comes as a shock. When friendships that are a piece of our foundation in life fizzle out in the ugliest of ways. Or even silently, subtly sneaking their way into the back of our minds and almost completely out of our hearts without even … More When Friends Aren’t Friends Anymore
Six years ago I was diagnosed with cancer. Five years ago I started processing it. A year and a half ago, a doctor told me I had PTSD because of it. Apparently I had some things that hadn’t, “been put to bed”. I’m not sure how accurate that actually is, because I no longer have … More When You Realize You Got Diagnosed With Cancer
Honestly, sometimes life flat out sucks. Sometimes it’s hard and messy and it doesn’t make sense and crappy things happen to really, genuinely good people doing great things in this world. It just leaves you knowing that there has to be so much more than the brokenness. It’s okay for me to sit and cry … More Why Must I Suffer?
It’s so important to remember that we’re all just people. Whether you’re thinking a lot of someone or a little, they’re just a person at the core. Fatally flawed. And if they’re anything like most of us, they’re fighting the flaw that is innately their nature in order to be so much more. Give them grace.
Ever since the beginning of high-school, I can remember so many people saying, “The only thing (or person) that can fill the void in your heart is Jesus.” I think people say that so frequently to high-schoolers because that’s the phase of life not only where our searching really begins, but where it’s most evident. It’s apparent … More In Christ Alone
“And when he had removed him, he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said, “I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.” Acts 13:22 How fascinating. After all of the sin corroding David’s past, he is the … More After Your Heart
Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about marriage. No, not because I’m about to get married. In fact, I’ve never even had a boyfriend. I know what you’re probably thinking, “Oh, poor dear! That’s, well, embarrassing…How sad…” Actually, it’s not. Maybe to most people it would be, but for me, it’s a lifestyle choice. A … More Till Death Do Us Part