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 […]

I can’t be all these things.

I am going to be honest, this past week has been a struggle for me. I have felt so overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by all the things that I think I have to be, all of the expectations I am placing on myself. How can I be a daughter, a sister, a friend, a leader, a disciple, […]

I dare you to choose truth.

Last week as I was sitting out on my porch, I started to think ahead into the future, wondering what would come of it and I become hopeless and lonely. As my mind started to try to think of ways to deflect what I was feeling and make it feel better, I had remembered a […]

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, […]