When we become a Christian and dedicate our lives to God, we are told we are made new. "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation, The old has passed away; behold, the new has come." (2 Corinthians 5:17) This is so much easier said than done. It can be (is) very … Continue reading Does your past haunt you?
There are certain times in life when change feels like a four-letter word. This change is thrust upon us, and we don't have a choice in the matter. The most common ones could be losing a job involuntarily, the end of a marriage (which you may or may not have seen coming), a serious illness … Continue reading Change can be a Four-Letter Word
Peter says, by His wounds, we are healed. Jesus will still bear the scars of the cross when we meet Him but we will not. We were healed before we were ever broken.
Last year I received a subscription box called the GLOW Box. It was full of Christian based items based out of Ontario. Two things I love to support. In one of these said boxes last year was a book called Beholding and Becoming by Ruth Chou Simons. It is full of her artwork, which is … Continue reading What to do with your broken body
Since I started this blog 2 years ago, I have written a lot about life and the world around me. I have written about some of my struggles with mental health and my participation in Celebrate Recovery. Today I decided to write about my physical struggles. This is not something I normally talk about. I … Continue reading How I am Struggling
I guess what I am saying with all of this is I don't think God will get offended by a woman preaching in church or teaching a man about God.
When I was a kid, I loved to write. By the time I graduated high school, I was planning on becoming a journalist. I just wanted to write! The first week of college, I remember sitting there so excited, being in college, living on my own for the first time. The head of the Journalism … Continue reading Everybody has a Story
A few years ago I was hanging out with one of my sisters and we were talking about judging others. Her mentor had suggested to her that instead of looking at a situation or person from a place of judgement, come from a place of curiosity. Here is a typical female example. You see a … Continue reading Judgement vs. Curiosity
I am sure that we all have that one friend that no matter how nicely we were to give them constructive feedback on something, being completely truthful, all they will hear is the criticism.
Hurt people hurt people. It is not an excuse, just a fact of life.