What am I committed to in 2016? ...what it comes down to, by the end of 2016, I'd like to see myself be More Christlike.
It's my failures, my weakness that make me accessible. And Accessibility makes for deeper ministry & relationship. My constant, day in & day out relationship with Christ; my desire to know more of Him - is what makes up for it. This allows Him to be strong in my weakness.
"I'm not nothing! I was never nothing! The power you have I don't need!" -Emma Swan 'Once Upon A Time' Every Sunday, this sentence comes out of my mouth at least once: "It's Once Upon A Time Time!" And, in tonight's episode, in response to a dark voice in her ear, in a show of … Continue reading “I’m Not Nothing!”
I am what one may classify as "boy crazy"...I have been pretty much since 5th grade (maybe earlier, but that's my first real recollection). Before that, I did have a "boyfriend" in Kindergarten. We swore we were going to marry each other. (Obviously, not.) Back then, I don't really recall having a "crush" on him, … Continue reading Worth from the Creator
verb: hold closely in one's arms (esp as a sign of affection) accept or support willingly and enthusiastically noun: the act of holding closely in one's arms the act of accepting or supporting willingly and enthusiastically When talking about the word embrace it can be taken so many ways. I've read through many different views from it: embracing God … Continue reading Embrace
She pulled up to the large building - a mostly brick facade that had clearly experienced many add-ons and renovations over the years. She looked at the clock, 9:25. Five minutes until the start of service. She quickly grabbed her purse and walked through the packed parking lot to the back to the church. She … Continue reading Visiting Home
"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life." - Proverbs 13:12 I did it. I packed up my life, loaded as much of it into my car as would fit, and drove across country with my mom. Back to a place I never thought I'd call home again. … Continue reading #LovelySunday – HOPE
So, I've been on a bit of a hiatus lately...not quite intentional, it's just that I have so much other stuff with school (graduation in 4 weeks) & starting a new job & trying to keep a "social life"... But, I work upnights, and as I've finished my most pressing homework assignment, and have some … Continue reading Lessons Learned…
I have experienced a lot of rejection in my life... And, I'm not just talking about from guys, although, that has been a lot of it. Schools, jobs, friends, even fellow Christians. And, it sucks. I often wonder...What if...? What if this person hadn't rejected me? What if I had gotten this job? What if … Continue reading The Beauty of Rejection
Any Sunday I get to go to church, is a restful, Lovely Sunday. Today was no exception. As I settled in my seat mere seconds before service started, I noticed a visitor on the front row (I go to a very small church where we all pretty much know each other). This new comer was … Continue reading Flourish