Jesus, from that nervous introduction that turned into a mentor. You are perfectly good. Jesus, on the sad day when you gave me a friend to sit there in the stillness with me. You are perfectly good. Jesus, from the fearful prayer that asked for you to give me clarity, to a passion and calming … Continue reading Perfectly Good
I'm struggling. No other words for it. Somewhere in between overemotional and a mess is where I've been at today...and yesterday...and the last month. Most nights I find myself lying awake waiting for peace, for comfort, for stilling of emotions, for a change of my feelings. But I haven't found peace. I haven't found any … Continue reading Where’s My Peace?
Blindsided. Life has seemed so completely good and happy compared to my normal cycle of feelings. Summer has always been such a joyful season to me, but for some reason I've been so bitter and frustrated throughout this one. Unexplainably bitter. and for the longest time, I couldn't figure out why I couldn't make it … Continue reading Bitterness, Even in Joyous Seasons
“To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear. But to be fully known and truly loved is, well, a lot like being loved by God. It is what we need more than anything. It liberates us from pretense, humbles us out of our … Continue reading Fully Known
I've spent a good majority of my life waiting and wishing for the next thing. I remember being in my senior year of high school, waiting for graduation and then when I'd graduated, waiting for my college move in day. When I moved into college, I remember waiting to go home for summer. Now that … Continue reading Waiting: for graduation, for marriage, for motherhood, for anything but this
It's been quite awhile since I've had motivation to write. And honestly I don't know that I really have any right now but I'm doing it because I want to start this next year with all roadblocks aside of me, all side effects of the enemy blinded. 2016 has been hard. I will never deny … Continue reading A New Year
I feel like I've been at Liberty for weeks now, but really it's only been just over a week. I don't even know how to start this post really because it's not the sort of post that I envisioned myself writing 12 days into my freshman year at college. I expected to still feel homesick … Continue reading Beautiful, Brand New Beginnings
When exhausted is the only word you know, When you're exhausted physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually everything seems that way. I mean that when you're exhausted to that extent every part of your life seems burnt out. Rest easy, you're not alone. Whatever you're going through, whether it's loss, pain, stress or any trial rest … Continue reading When Exhausted is The Only Word You Know