Many of my readers know me personally. Many do not. For those of you who know me, you would probably describe me as someone who does a lot of stuff. You would be correct. I'm one of those people that does a lot of different activities but never really finishes anything. Towards the end of … Continue reading Hustle.
I'm not very good at meeting people. I get tongue-tied and quiet. I've been wanting to meet more people, mainly because I'm trying to form meaningful relationships but I really connect more with people when we are doing something together. The first time I fell in love was with a guy who I connected with … Continue reading Growing up
I heard a pastor once say that the best sermons are the ones that convict the speaker as much as the listener. So this blog post is as much for me as it is for you. Bear with me while I process out loud. A few years ago, I asked God to remove the temptation … Continue reading You, me and the dog
All life-changing love is inconvenient. – Tim Keller I could probably just begin and end my blog post with that. A few months ago, God started to ask me to get involved with prison ministry. My answer was a curt “no” and nothing more. God just got louder. If I’m honest, I just felt myself … Continue reading Inconvenient.
Two years ago, I always felt like I was running out of time. Like the whole world would fall apart if I didn't change immediately. I read scripture constantly, prayed continuously, read every Christian self-help book I could get my hands on and went to counseling. And I saw a tremendous amount of healing. But … Continue reading You have more time
A few years ago, I knew this girl that everyone kind of stayed leery of. She was of the messy grace variety. She made a lot of mistakes. She would take one step forward, three steps back. There came a point when people started questioning her salvation. No joke. I distinctly remember the chill I … Continue reading What if it’s messy?
I've been to counseling quite a few times over the last twelve years. I've seen five different counselors, each time dealing with the tangled threads of my past and often, my present. I personally think everyone should go to counseling at some point. Do some heavy lifting with a third party. It's taken 4 counselors … Continue reading We accept the love we think we deserve