As I was talking with a dear friend recently, I noticed a pattern in our lives: we're both in a time of painful, lonely, discouraging, wilderness-like waiting. Waiting to actually like our lives. Waiting for the men we love to come back to us. Waiting for some hope while clinging to Jesus, our life preserver on this… Continue reading Waiting on God? Read This
When things get desperate, it's time to P.U.S.H.: pray until something happens.
When I was in fifth grade, a new girl came to my school - and everything changed. All of a sudden, my ENTIRE group of friends had ditched me. She thought I was weird, and convinced them to choose: me, or her. She won, and I was devastated. They would fill up the lunch table… Continue reading Hurt by Someone & Can’t Let Go? Read This
If you or someone you know is struggling with getting over one of these soul-crushing breakups, or feels they can never find true love after being used or losing The One, please keep reading. If God can heal my broken heart, He can heal yours. It does get better. I promise.
I've been diagnosed with anxiety once and depression twice in my life. I know what they feel like, and I understand how debilitating they can be. When you get them for the first time, you have no idea how to deal with the extreme low low lows and the paranoia that keeps your heart and mind… Continue reading 25 Coping Skills to Help You Deal with Depression & Anxiety
I think there's an expectation that if you've had a true conversion, you never really struggle with sin again. That Jesus acts like a magic genie and poofs away all your problems as soon as you honestly commit yourself to Him. That you may feel the temptation, but you'll never, ever fall into that sin… Continue reading Stuck in Sin? Read This
Life is hard. People are not always nice. You get insulted, belittled, and treated like garbage. That's life in the real world. It isn't the Disney dream we expected.