Christ, emotions, faith, satan, trust, unbelief

confession: I used to be an atheist.

Confession: I used to be an atheist. For a while there, I claimed to be an “agnostic” because it sounded so much nicer… but truth be told, I was a full-blown atheist. I believe in no heaven, no hell. I believed there was no God, no devil. There was only me and the people around… Continue reading confession: I used to be an atheist.

Christ, emotions, fear, love, peace, satan, worth

gaining weight and gaining an idol.

Someone told me a little while ago, “If you start making noise declaring God’s truth, the devil’s gonna come after you. Be ready for a fight.” She wasn’t offering it as a warning, so much as a heads up to make sure I’m covered in the armor of God before I go stepping out of… Continue reading gaining weight and gaining an idol.

Christ, fear, love, trust

the armor of mom.

I had a truly horrific dream last night, and even though I don’t believe in dream interpretation, I do believe there’s something we can learn from them every once in a while. Last night, I dreamt that my 3-year-old daughter and I were trapped in a metal cage of sorts, set up much like an… Continue reading the armor of mom.

anger, anxiety, baptism, Christ, emotions, fear, loneliness, personal relationships, satan, testimony, worth

hit it again.

You know, one of the best sermons I ever heard was right at my home church and the thing I remember most about it was my pastor shouting, "HIT IT AGAIN." He showed this image of a Jewish man praying against the wall in Jerusalem to portray the idea of hitting a wall in prayer.… Continue reading hit it again.