On the Contrary (when life doesn’t go your way)

Sometimes things just don’t go my way. The bus driver doesn’t stop for me. The local store runs out of my favorite cereal. My kids come to class acting like they just did shots of espresso. Sometimes even bigger things happen…

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A Bit of Truth

I just have one simple thought to share tonight. This one goes out to all my fellow believers in Christ: Don’t forget that Satan is always doing everything he can to convince you that God doesn’t love you and that He isn’t good. We often get caught up in all sorts of confusion because we let our […]

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Simple Things

Some people like to skip to the results. To producing things. To being recognized. But the (artistic) achievements truly worth something usually come from a hidden, organic place.

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Real Life: Trying to Handle It on My Own

Life is hard. I think it’s healthy to expect it to be. Lately, it’s been rather hard for me. But instead of talking about why it’s been hard or the strategies I’ve been brainstorming on how to make everything better, I’d just like to share one simple observation: Life is much harder when I try […]

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Bombs

I had a dream the other night that someone was trying to kill me. It was like an action movie. While in the car with my family (in the dream I went home for Thanksgiving), bombs went off in parking garages, next to buildings, on the street, but we always sped off just in time. […]

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Back from Australia Missions!

Just got back from a missions trip to Australia last Thursday! I’m still processing the trip and everything that happened, but I can definitely say that I’ve returned a different person than when I left. I feel refreshed and empowered. I have so much clarity about life. What led to this change? Was it witnessing […]

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The Place of Clarity

I am a pretty emotional girl. Just tonight, I cried pretty hard while watching Grey’s Anatomy online (my go-to show for processing/crying things out). Over the years, I have come to accept the fact that I have a lot of feelings and that I tend to feel them deeply. This means I can be a […]

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