anger, anxiety, emotions, faith, family, fear, loneliness, marriage, ministry, parenting, personal relationships, romantic relationships, sex, testimony

make a decision.

"You're always one decision away from a completely different life." I saw this a while ago and it's been floating around my mind for a bit. And just thinking in context, I have a few friends going through some very personal but very familiar stuff, and I'm just struck by just how absolutely true this… Continue reading make a decision.

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Christ, emotions, love, marriage, personal relationships, romantic relationships, sex, trust, worth

you see me. | a poem.

Sweet and scared, You see me. You recognize me. I don't intimidate you with my needs. You don't turn away from my pain. You embrace me. You look at me and you see me. You see all of me. And because you do, it's not just imperfections you see. You bring out my beauty. Your… Continue reading you see me. | a poem.

Christ, love, salvation

Lord, with a capital L.

The Lord.” A name for God right? You know those sayings that just get used so often, you wind up using them without really taking the time to think about what its definition actually implies? I’ve noticed that for me, the word “Lord” as it implies to my God and my Savior is one of… Continue reading Lord, with a capital L.

anxiety, emotions, fear, worth

too much humility is pride.

Tonight, I learned a very interesting fact about pride. Turns out, it's not always what you think it is. See, when I think of pride, I think of people who think of people who won't admit they're wrong, people who think they're perfect, or people who won't accept help. But it was pointed out to… Continue reading too much humility is pride.

anger, anxiety, Christ, emotions, faith, fear, loneliness, love, personal relationships, worth

why I’m not a perfectionist.

I'm not perfect. But sometimes, I feel like some of the people around me, especially those closest to me, just expect me to be perfect. Whether it be that I always keep my emotions in check, or I graduate from college, or I don't drink, or I don't gossip, or I don't have a rockin'… Continue reading why I’m not a perfectionist.

baptism, Christ, emotions, faith, love, peace, salvation, testimony, trust, worth

Easter :: A Short Story

Normally, I write the way I would be talking in a conversation. If you follow my blog, you know this. If this is your first time visiting, well - thank you so much for reading this particular piece. I'm very happy about it and this is why: it's a short story. But more than it… Continue reading Easter :: A Short Story