2 Timothy 1:6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, 7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 8 Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about […]
“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.” Matthew 10:29 (ESV) I’ve heard all my life about how God even cares what happens to the sparrows. But what does this really mean for us? The verse above plainly says that a […]
(This post is written by me as a part of the Savoring Single blog tour. All month long, various blogs have been talking about Shelley’s book and being single.) You hang up with your bff and sigh, falling onto your bed and embracing the fluff. She just finished giving you the details of her new […]
I’ve never really been into it poetry. So, naturally, when my language arts teacher announced that we were going to read poems, my reaction was less than excited. But that was before we read this life-changing poem that I immediately fell in love with. This poem talks about a singer. An absolutely pitiful singer. He […]
You strive to be extraordinary. Beautiful. Unique. But it seems people love to squish your sweet spirit and hurl frustration at you. How do you look past the struggles to the person you really are? How do you stay true to your values with pressure closing in on your heart? Honestly, there’s always going to […]
Maybe you feel like a small boat….. Inadequate, unheard, Insufficient. But like “Fight Song” says, even small boats can make waves. The truth is, you have the power to stir the whole ocean, change the world. But even the greatest inventors didn’t start out huge. ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ […]
As a little girl, you paraded around the house in dress up clothes, pretending you were a princess, your bedroom your castle. But as you grow older this becomes less and less of a reality. Is it still possible to grow up to marry your Prince Charming, become a princess and have your happily ever after? Is a princess identified by her tiara, fancy dresses, luxurious home, and equally luxurious life?
Dust flies as you race across the field as fast as you can, but the ball is just too fast for you, whizzing ahead and reaching 1st base before you. You walk dejectedly back to home base, your face flushed. Will you ever make it?
“Do you want to go shopping tonight?” Your friend asks you. “Oh yes! That would be so fun! Oh wait… I have church tonight, sorry!” Some of the people around us think we have limited freedom because we have to make tough decisions to honor God. The question is : Are they right? God promises […]