Dear Dad

Dear Dad, You say you're proud of who I'm becoming but you have to understand my doubts as you say that, because you haven't seen me. You don't know who I am and you don't even try. I don't know why after all these years it still brings me pain and hurts like you just... Continue Reading →

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Sink or Swim

I am constantly hearing people say, “Trust in Jesus with all your heart” but what about when it gets hard. What happens when your grandpa gets diagnosed with cancer? What about when you find out your best friend is addicted to pills and it is slowly killing her? Or when you don’t even want to... Continue Reading →

The Standard

"But Ruth replied, 'Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.'" - Ruth 1:16 In today's world we have so many different voices telling us what we... Continue Reading →

The Medicine

"Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face always" - 1 Chronicles 16:11 I rarely get sick, but since I've been in Florida I've constantly gotten one illness after another. One week my allergies will be acting up, then the next week I'm stuck inside with a fever. As much as I hate... Continue Reading →

The Storm

"Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord and whose trust is the Lord." -Jeremiah 17:7 After struggling with nightmares for most of my life, I finally got a hold on my anxiety and started to put my nightmares to rest. As I began to enjoy the new peace I had in my life, my... Continue Reading →

The Journey

"But I, with a song of thanksgiving, will sacrifice to you." -Jonah 2:9 Four years ago, I was driving down to Florida alone for an internship. Now, I drive back down with one of my friends to a Bible college while singing songs of praise to my Creator.  Four years ago, I was worshiping anything... Continue Reading →

The Want

"For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." -Luke 12:34 When I want coffee, I go downstairs and get coffee beans out of the cabinet. I grind them up and boil water to pour over the grounds and enjoy my cup. When I want a new phone, I research the best ones.... Continue Reading →

The Heart

"My child, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways" -Proverbs 23:26 It's hard for me to admit I'm wrong and far easier to boast about my accomplishments. I was looking back at how I've changed over the past few years. I cut out everything the bible sees as 'bad' and... Continue Reading →

The War

"But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ" -1 Corinthians 15:57 Life is a battleground. I am constantly at war with what God wants and what the world says I should have. I feel like I am being tossed back and forth and I don't know which direction... Continue Reading →

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