Every year, I attempt to write a reflection on the year which is exiting as I prepare for a new year. So, without further ado, here is a quick reflection on 2021. What I've learned throughout these past 2 years is that having Christ is having everything. He provides for every need. In the midst… Continue reading Reflecting on 2021.
By far, one of the most viewed posts on this site is "Simple Ways to Stick Close to God Throughout the Day." My spiritual life has changed a lot since those days. So, in this post, I'd like to add a few more tips that I hope might be helpful! Our hearts can easily be… Continue reading Simple Ways to Stick Close to God Throughout the Day–Part II!
The world is collectively suffering right now. Some areas more than others, or in different ways than others. There is panic. I don't think I need to mention why, because we probably hear the word 100 hundred times a day already. It incites anxiety, fear, and maybe depression. It leads many to look out for… Continue reading This is an Opportunity.
Huge changes and decisions were on the horizon. They had been decisions which had been coming for a long time, but were still a struggle to make. Even the wonderful things in life can cause stress, uncertainty, and questioning. People whom I hadn't spoken to in years emailed and called me. "Hey Lianna, how's it… Continue reading Their Prayers Gave Me a Push!
There was a time not too long ago when I was restless, having struggles with what was happening in my life. Then it hit me: this season is what I prayed for! Months before, I had been desperately praying for a change of season in my life. And here it was, exactly what I prayed… Continue reading Settling Into Answered Prayers.
Lately, I'm trying to get into the "gratitude groove." What's that, you ask? To me, it's a way of life in which I'm continually praising God. It's the practice of remembering, every single day, to praise God for new blessings, and for those blessings that I experience every single day. There is one notable way… Continue reading The Gratitude Groove
For the past two years, I spent Independence Day watching fireworks on the rooftop of my apartment building. I loved being a a part of the city life, of having access to so many events at my fingertips. It was a total gift to be able to invite friends over for the 4th of… Continue reading Different, Yet Beautiful.
The gifts of singleness? You might be tempted to shut out of this post now. Bear with me. I'm on the single journey too. I know there are very difficult days. There are aspects of singleness that are consistently difficult. However, today we will focus on the gifts. Despite the pain, there are always positive aspects… Continue reading Single Sundays-The Gifts of Singleness.
All I can say is that this has been a rough week. Sunday I sat in the car shop for 6 hours after church and paid over $300, a very unanticipated expense. Another unexpected event happened that evening that knocked me off balance and involved a dear friend. Not to mention I am perpetually feeling… Continue reading Kindness Heals.
"For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."~Romans 8:38-39 Happy Valentine's Day, dear readers!… Continue reading Single Sundays [Bonus Valentine’s Day Post]–The Life You Expected.