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!
When I was a little girl, I imagined being a mother in the biological sense. Back then, being a mother meant getting pregnant, giving birth, and raising that little human to adulthood. That is the type of motherhood which most of us envision when speaking of motherhood. However, there is another form of motherhood which… Continue reading Embracing Spiritual Motherhood
"Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” Exodus 14:13-14 A year ago today, God walked me into a miracle. More like, the Holy Spirit escorted me through… Continue reading Be Still.
Just over a year ago, I posted this. The gist of the article was about my fears surrounding taking a huge life leap--a leap that would disrupt the stability of everything in my life. Believe me, it was a turbulent time. A year later, here I am. I'm still standing. I'm not in the same place, geographically,… Continue reading From Fear to Faith.
Faith can be a huge help when it comes to mental health struggles. In fact, it has been shown that faith can have a positive impact on mental health and on reducing anxious or depressive symptoms! Faith can also assist you in thinking positively, since faith gives us hope. We know that faith enriches our lives… Continue reading Mental Health Series Pt. III: Faith and Mental Health.
Our Creator is continually molding us, using our experiences and allowing others that can draw out our best self, if we let them. At the end of each year, I like to take time and look back on the year. This year was a year of numerous changes in every aspect of my life. Reflecting back on… Continue reading The Top 3 Lessons I Learned in 2017.
Hello, my dear readers! As some of you know, I am attending school to become a counselor. Through my own life experiences and career experiences, my eyes have been opened to the great need for discussions and more knowledge about mental health. I am disappointed to see the stigma that exists around mental health, even… Continue reading Upcoming Series: Mental Health
The United States of America is entering a new chapter. For actually a few years, I have had the sense that the United States was going to enter a time of difficulty. I believe that the time of difficulty has now begun. Recent events have thrown my workplace into upheaval. Really, the entire country and,… Continue reading Live Courageously.
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."~James 1:17 This time of year we celebrate the greatest, most perfect gift the world has ever seen: Jesus Christ! God the Father sent us His only Son as a gift. Jesus… Continue reading Reflecting on Christmas and Gifts
"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay."~Habakkuk 2:3 So many times I have attempted to plan the timeline of my life. It is fruitless because life has never… Continue reading The Word on Wednesday