past, now, Jesus.

I see pictures from my past and shame floods my heart. I want to hid, I want to forget about all the ways I searched for beauty, acceptance, and love with my body. I beat my body up; working out and doing crazy diets. I spent excessive money on clothes that I thought would make […]

hearing His voice.

I wouldn’t say I am an expert on this topic, not even close and I know there are so many sermons out there about discerning the voice of God. Sometimes I think we, or at least I, can make it so complicated that it becomes a checklist to hear his voice. And I believe it’s […]

prayer for Southern Mexico.

COUNTRY Mexico (Southern) DESCRIPTION Category: Hostile Major Religions: Catholic 70.2%, Evangelical 14.5% Prevalent Ideology: Catholic Syncretism Leader: President Enrique Peña Nieto Mexico has the second largest economy in Latin America, but rural areas are often neglected. Life for Christians Rural Catholics in the states of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guerrero (among others) see evangelicals as a […]

hope that remains.

Hope.  Where do you get your hope? Where is your hope found in? What do you do when what you hope in runs out, leaves you, ends? I have learned the hard way that hoping in tangible things, even people, leaves you empty. For so much of my life, I kept running after people’s affections, […]

ladies, please don’t settle.

To all my ladies out there, I want to tell you something. I want to tell you to wait.  Please wait for the one the Lord has hand picked for you. You see, we rush because we want intimacy right now. We settle because we don’t want to wait, because we are lonely, because we […]

my story [set free].

I have never yet shared my story on here and I am not sure why, so here is my story. Rejection stung at a young age when my mom wasn’t there emotionally for me and the pain lingered, noticeably ignored. My dad got me involved in church and at a young age I believed that […]