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 […]

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 […]

In the silence…

Silence. I pray, seek, ask, beg… yet silence.  I hear nothing from you God, where have you gone? Why have you left me? Feelings. You feel so far Lord, I just want to feel you near, I want to feel you close. I feel nothing Lord.  But what are feelings that they are greater than […]

grace as ground.

One of the reasons God brought here this summer was to deepen my faith in Him. I know that sounds simple, oh but it ain’t that simple sister. To be deepened in our faith, we first have to be stretched and challenged to need faith. We first have to need God like never before. Yes, […]

the unrelenting power of prayer.

Prayer is powerful. Sometimes it hard to feel that or see that, but it truly is. We as followers of Christ Jesus, must be a people of prayer. When we become a people of prayer, we are completely dependent upon the power of the Holy Spirit. When we pray, God works. When we pray, we […]

being set free [week 1…ish]

Oh boy oh boy, where do I begin? It is now July 11 and I have just decided to write down specifically each week as it happened. What else would you expect from me though… (ps. this is only the first two days, cause God taught me something super cool just within the first two days) […]