"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.
“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9 It’s that time of year again. The time when yet another year (!) has already passed. In anticipation of a new year, people begin to make “New Year’s Resolutions.” (Some will keep them, many others will not.) People forget that every day… Continue reading Thoughts On A New Year.
It's 3 days until Christmas. It's time for a "heart check." I'll be honest here: my heart isn't exactly where I want it to be in order to welcome the Christ Child. Between school, my job, and physical preparations for Christmas, I'm shocked that it's almost the day we celebrate His birth. Where did the time… Continue reading Where’s Your Heart?
Lately I've been filled with gratitude. I've been pondering how I got to where I am today. I think about the people who contributed to raising me during childhood. They sacrificed so much for me, and still do. Many of them are still supporting me, praying for me, and cheering me on. Without them, I… Continue reading Because of Who They Were, I Am.
Have you ever been surprised at how quickly the seasons change? Quickly, sometimes surprisingly. A bright, brutally hot summer abruptly turns to a chilly, gray fall. Fall to winter. Frozen winter to a blooming spring. It's a bit the same with the seasons in our lives. Our seasons change, but not always with our consent.… Continue reading Changing Seasons.
"For with God nothing shall be impossible."~Luke 1:37 A decade ago, I would never have dreamed of the places I've been and the opportunities I've been blessed with in life. You see, I had a picture in my head of how God "normally" worked in people's lives. Because of this picture, I placed limits on… Continue reading Life In Christ=No Limits.
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.