2022 really seems like a blur! It started out with a bang with a horrible case of laryngitis (not great for a singer and someone who is required to talk for their career!). God definitely used that period of sickness and not being able to talk to refine me! Throughout the year, I experienced many… Continue reading 2022-Renewal & Expansion of the Mind
(This is a repost from 4 years ago. I understand that today is 5 days till Christmas, but the idea is just the same! May you be blessed in these final days as we count down to Christmas!)It’s 3 days until Christmas. It’s time for a “heart check.” I’ll be honest here: my heart isn’t exactly… Continue reading Where’s Your Heart? (Repost)
Recently, I was thinking about certain desires planted in my heart. Some of those things seem unattainable for my life circumstances right now. I would think about them without really praying about them, believing that they weren't possible at this moment. Then, it struck me: as a child of God, why am I having these… Continue reading Prayer is the Bridge.
Remember the story about the kitten I found in the parking lot? Soon after I gave the kitten to her care, Jana* had been questioning whether she be able to keep him, due to allergy issues. The last I had heard from her, she had found another family for him to go to. Well, I… Continue reading If God Cares About a Cat…
I sat at my kitchen table and opened my Bible to search for a specific passage. That was months ago. That same Bible has remained open on the kitchen table ever since. I remember hearing about families from decades ago who would have a Bible sitting on their coffee table, in full sight (in fact,… Continue reading The Open Bible
An aspect of God that delights me is how detail-oriented He is. In every area of our lives, He truly does care about and coordinate so many details! There are many stories from my own life about this. Today, I'm writing about a story of...A cat! One evening last year as I walked out of… Continue reading God Is In All The Details!
(5 years ago now, I wrote a series of posts on this blog called "Single Sundays in February." 5 years later, I still have a passion to reach out to single people. Even within the Church, many single people left out or misunderstood. With the coming of Valentine's Day (which has been secularized, and is… Continue reading Single Sundays Repost
Being someone who tends to struggle with technology, I'm thankful to have some family and friends whom I can call upon when having struggles with these things. A friend who I'll call "R." recently helped me figure out something with my phone, a feature that I didn't think my phone had. And yet, it did!… Continue reading Eternal, Life-Revolutionizing Friendships.
I was barely a young adult, just trying to figure out what in the world God had planned for my life. There were so many options! And me being me, I wanted to know all the answers--now! It was (and still is) so important to me to be living in God's purpose for my life.… Continue reading The Call Looked Different.
Dear single Christian: I know that you might be feeling ambivalent about this new year. Maybe there are many things you're looking forward to this year, or wonderful things that happened in 2021. But going into yet another new year as a solo person might not have crossed your mind. Maybe being single is not… Continue reading Singles: Thrive in 2022!