At some point in 2020, I took a very long trip. I was in the middle of nowhere (seemingly) when I became tired and decided to stop for the night. I managed to find a hotel off the freeway. In my hotel room, I enjoyed a nice shower to wash off the stress of the… Continue reading Who’s Your Power Source?
Tag: relationship with God
Just Do It!
I think Nike was on to something with their slogan. "Just do it!" During my journey of desiring to walk more closely with God and in listening to the stories of others, I've seen that the Holy Spirit often asks us to follow promptings that might not make sense at first glance. And I've also… Continue reading Just Do It!
The Way Things Were.
I wish things would just go back to the way they were. This thought has been a grumble of mine to God many times over now. It's been a tug at my heart when things aren't exactly as I would like them to be. Despite being a very adaptable person, there are a number of… Continue reading The Way Things Were.
Simple Ways to Stick Close to God Throughout the Day–Part II!
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!
This is an Opportunity.
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.
Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.
As I inch very close to turning 30, I've been reflecting about what I've learned about dating and relationships in my 20's. It's been quite a journey! I only want the person God has for me from now on--and no one else! Perhaps you're trying to figure out this whole get to marriage thing, too?… Continue reading Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.
Mental Health Series Pt. I: Relationships.
For the sake of this series, we will define mental health as including: "emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices." (Definition taken from: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what-is-mental-health/index.html) We are all a part of one another and can't exist except… Continue reading Mental Health Series Pt. I: Relationships.
Strength isn't built overnight. It comes through weathering stormy seasons and emerging after you didn't think it was possible. It is like building muscle. You can't build muscle unless you are consistently working out and even gradually moving up to more difficult workouts or higher weights. You build strength by weathering small and large storms.… Continue reading Pondering Strength.
Book Review: Josiah’s Fire
I just finished reading one of the most amazing books I've ever read. The book is called Josiah's Fire, and is written by the mother of Josiah, Tahni Cullen. Josiah means "the fire of the Lord." Josiah truly grew to fit this name. Josiah was born in 2005 and developed as a typical child would. However,… Continue reading Book Review: Josiah’s Fire
It's that time again! I am over at Modern Ruth Project for my monthly post. My post (for July) focuses on creating space. I talk about how God called me out of my job and onto focus on other aspects of me. Space is scary, because we don't know what it will be filled with. And… Continue reading Creating Space.