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
Being faithful to the Lord sometimes looks like pain. Sometimes it looks like disappointment. Sometimes it looks like heartache. Bottom line is, we are called to more than just serving when it's fun for us. So often, we look at times of serving and waiting as fruitless, we don't always see working for the Kingdom … Continue reading Refining Faithfulness
Anger. I would never have considered myself to be an angry person, (at least not until recently) there's actually been tons of times that I just wished I could feel angry, wished that it would take less to get to me upset and mad, I've wished that I could be less of a pushover. But … Continue reading Where is Jesus in This Anger?
I lack consistency. I lack love. I lack devotion. I lack prayer. Pretty much everything that you need to be to be a devoted follower of Christ, I'm terrible at. My whole Christian life I've struggled with prayer. I've struggled to be consistent in my pursuit of prayer. I've struggled to make prayer a priority. … Continue reading Praying for Prayer
"Yeah, Jesus is the one fulfilling me, but right now I just need a friend, a hug, sex, to binge watch some netflix, new things, alcohol, a relationship, a day off, comfort food..." the list goes on. I am so guilty of finding fulfillment in everything except what Jesus supplies. These things themselves aren't bad … Continue reading Jesus Fulfills But…
For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace I've found myself in the middle of this period of anger, frustration, irritability, and fragility. and honestly I really struggled writing this because it made me feel dirty, it made me feel broken. I've always been afraid of negative emotions both toward me and … Continue reading Brokenness, Jesus, Grace, and Redemption
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