"You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God." James 4:2 This verse outlines the curse of our human condition. The root of all our problems, as it began with Adam … Continue reading Is it God’s will or my will? [Questions of a new Believer]
This upcoming year will go by fast. Remember to rest in the identity you have in Christ. Not of yourself. Lose yourself in His regard, finding joy in the trials and challenges, remembering that in all things that feel like death, you are also burying those things in Christ's death. Remembering how they are to … Continue reading 3am Writing / Romans 5-8 Inspo.
The following is a flash piece I wrote for my writing class. The assignment involves researching "odd-facts" to incorporate into a personal account essay. So I embraced some research on the author of (most of) the New Testament, the Apostle Paul. I intend to expand it into an essay that tells of the formation of … Continue reading Flash Grenade Flash Piece
"I will go before you and level the uneven places; I will shatter the bronze doors and cut the iron bars in two.” (Isaiah 45:2). In the last 2 years, I’ve done a lot of searching. Soul-searching, searching for Jesus, for peace, purpose, identity, and my place. I searched to be anywhere that wouldn’t rob … Continue reading Before & After me
Privaledge or no privilege. Wealth or poverty. Healthy or unhealthy. War, corruption, neglect, abuse, or heartbreak. An ugly world or not: days like these I just don’t understand how people can conclude that God is not good, or that He’s not with us. I went on this beautiful hike today where my attitude from the … Continue reading If We’re Being Completely Honest. [Prayer Challenge]
This hangs above my bed and I read it quite often. Simple yet it's still so easy to stray, taking Jesus off the throne of our hearts and unintentionally replacing Him with our busy lives. Especially in this season, where people-pleasing easily motivates our hearts in perfecting the look of Christmas decorations and preparing just … Continue reading “Where you go I will go and where you stay I will stay.” Ruth 1:16
"Though the seasons change, your love remains." (Seasons Change - United Pursuit) The past few months have been full of personal discoveries that I resent not having made time to post anything about to share with my lovely blog readers. Lies had me believe that I should only share perfectly polished ideas that I fully … Continue reading Beauty in the Journey