emotions, family, fear, loneliness, marriage, personal relationships, trust

I’m good! It’s okay! I’m fine! 

I'm reading a book right now called Nothing To Prove by Jennie Allen and it's great. I'm sure I'll write about so much coming out of my heart because of this book in the near future. But right now, I've got to be real about something. Because Jennie talks a little bit about this in… Continue reading I’m good! It’s okay! I’m fine! 

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anger, anxiety, Christ, emotions, family, fear, loneliness, marriage, ministry, personal relationships, salvation, satan, testimony, trust, unbelief

on hypocrites and Jesus.

I was talking with someone lately about Christian things, and nothing makes me feel more like a freaking hypocrite than giving godly advice, even if it's good advice. This sucks because a lot of the problems I've had in my recent Christian history is with hypocrites. I've let so many people come into my life… Continue reading on hypocrites and Jesus.

anxiety, Christ, emotions, faith, fear, loneliness, trust, unbelief

tell me your story again. 

I've found that writing in the moment of a thought or a feeling has done me much better as of late than sitting on something to write about and work through later. So right now, I'm writing from the passenger seat of our family van on the way home from vacation.  We're in the rainy… Continue reading tell me your story again. 

anger, anxiety, Christ, emotions, faith, family, fear, marriage, peace, satan, trust, Uncategorized

even when it’s not, it is well.

The last few days have been a roller coaster of emotions for me. On my way to Jesus at the Core last Friday, I took a confusing punch to the gut that felt like the beginning of the death of a dream the the Lord had given me. This wasn't a dream I had asked… Continue reading even when it’s not, it is well.

anger, emotions, faith, fear, loneliness, love, personal relationships, salvation, satan, trust

never better than second place.

Psalm 146:3 says, "Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save." I read this scripture recently and I've been pondering on it for a while and I want to share a bit of advice to young people like me. See, I learned a really hard lesson and I learned it the… Continue reading never better than second place.

anger, Christ, emotions, love, peace

the law of the garbage truck.

  Today, I read a chain email that I'm actually really glad I read. It was titled, "The Law of the Garbage Truck," and I feel like sharing it! This is what it said:  "One day, I hopped in a taxi and we took off to the airport. We were driving in the right lane… Continue reading the law of the garbage truck.

anger, Christ, love, personal relationships, Uncategorized

I love you anyway.

An interesting statement was made in church today and I can't agree with it more: People will always disappoint, but God never will. This is so true. Whether it's your spouse, parents, boyfriend/girlfriend, siblings, children, friends, family members, whoever... It doesn't matter. They will disappoint you; maybe just a few times in your lifetime, maybe constantly. They just… Continue reading I love you anyway.