Hebrews 12:6-7; 2 Corinthians 1:4, 4:8-9, 17-18; Job 1-42 Most of my life, I've had a hate-hate relationship with pain and suffering. In many ways, compared to most, I have lived a life with not much "suffering" to even talk about. But when I did suffer, I cursed God, I screamed in His face, and … Continue reading Praise The God Who Takes Away
It's sort of like waking up for the first time, freedom is. There is life and light in everything. It doesn't matter anymore, what fear, what pain, what suffering surrounds you--you still feel free. I never knew I was lacking it, I never knew that bondage and fear and guilt had taken the role of … Continue reading Free Indeed
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?
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
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