As many times as I’ve watched it happen, it still always comes as a shock. When friendships that are a piece of our foundation in life fizzle out in the ugliest of ways. Or even silently, subtly sneaking their way into the back of our minds and almost completely out of our hearts without even … More When Friends Aren’t Friends Anymore
Growing up, I was always the one in charge. On the playground, in my circle of friends, singing, dancing, or acting at church, playing games or sports, and being the oldest sibling – especially in our house. My mom used to call me “Queen Bee”, and even though I didn’t particularly come across as “bossy” … More Living and Leading Well: What’s the difference?
Six years ago I was diagnosed with cancer. Five years ago I started processing it. A year and a half ago, a doctor told me I had PTSD because of it. Apparently I had some things that hadn’t, “been put to bed”. I’m not sure how accurate that actually is, because I no longer have … More When You Realize You Got Diagnosed With Cancer
Church – Look this word up in any dictionary and the first definition provided will most likely be something similar to: a building where Christians gather to worship. Wrong. This is not the church. The church is not a building. The church is a people. And I am going so far as to say that … More An Open Letter To The Church From A Millennial
“And when he had removed him, he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said, “I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.” Acts 13:22 How fascinating. After all of the sin corroding David’s past, he is the … More After Your Heart
Looking at the cross is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever had to do, because it causes me to see myself for who I really am. “Crucify him!” – It’s easy to read that like a quote in a history book. Like those people were making a choice that I would never make. … More To Save A Wretch Like Me
Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about marriage. No, not because I’m about to get married. In fact, I’ve never even had a boyfriend. I know what you’re probably thinking, “Oh, poor dear! That’s, well, embarrassing…How sad…” Actually, it’s not. Maybe to most people it would be, but for me, it’s a lifestyle choice. A … More Till Death Do Us Part