We know all the lingo, the words to the songs, we raise our hands in Worship. But, it's not enough...Our hearts have to be filled with faith & our lives filled with action. Lip service, pious tweets, & pretty Instagram pictures aren't enough.
I have a challenge for my move into tiny dwelling: I'm a hoarder... Boy, that was hard to admit, but true. I have a difficult past that includes: estranged/reunited family members, abuse, neglect, exposure to death repeatedly and at an early age, multiple moves in my young life. Due to all of these, my biggest … Continue reading My Biggest Minimalism Challenge
My submission is called to be different than his. Mine revolves around due respect, of him, of his position, of our relationship, and of Christ's headship over both of us. His revolves around the command to love & sacrifice, caring for me as Christ does his church.
God has awakened in me a restless & wandering heart. A heart that desires to see a passion for Him awaken among the nation's youth. A heart that desires to connect to the hurting & broken, hearing their stories, observing the beauty of Creation - all over this nation and across some others. God has called my heart to adventure...
Because, honestly, the church has, as a whole, been extremely irresponsible when it comes to Mental Health concerns & abuse...But, I will no longer stay silent. I will give a voice - finally, a true & honest voice - to my pain, my struggle. I will no longer live in fear or walk on eggshells.
I won't apologize for my living space. And, maybe you don't need to ether...
A broken mind cannot produce a healthy body...and likely will destroy it... Give... That's what this week's Tuesday @ 10 prompt is over at Finding the Grace Within. Mine will be quite a bit different, different than what I'm used to posting & different from what many are expecting to read when they see the prompt. In 2015, … Continue reading I am #ProHealth
I know it's Sunday, but I have a Five Minute Friday & Tuesday @ 10 post to share. For each of these, there is a weekly prompt to write on. The rules for FMF are simple: write for 5 minutes, no overthinking, no over-editing. The prompts are Patience & Prepare (Tuesday @ 10 & FMF, respectively): Ready? GO Content That's the word. That's … Continue reading Content
Somewhere in the last year and a half, I lost her... I lost who I was, and who I was working to be. I became so consumed with school, work, switching jobs, more work, more homework...and just the waiting. I've been exhausted. I've been making excuses. I've stopped looking. But, now, no more … Continue reading Between There & Here
This week, as I read the Tuesday @ Ten prompt FEAR, I had a hard time centering in on what I'd want to write about. I've already dredged up my worries & anxieties here; they aren't quite a secret. But, Young Adults group last night & events today made me see some of my fear in a new … Continue reading The Right Reason