pieces, puzzles.

Even in the midst of our confusion, God is faithful. Even when nothing makes sense, God is faithful. Even when we feel stuck, God is faithful. When all we see is buildings collapsed to the ground around us, like everything’s falling apart- He sees what we don’t see. I once listened to a sermon called […]

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 […]

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 […]

unanswered questions.

I sit, my body at rest, but my mind working tirelessly like a coo coo clock that won’t stop chiming. All the questions, vigorously bouncing back and forth like springs in my mind, striving to attach themselves to some kind of lifeform, some kind of reasoning, some kind of rationale. These springs, they never grow […]

A lot of times we forget to check where our eyes are, where they actually are focused. I have caught myself unknowingly looking everywhere but into the eyes of Jesus. Lord, forgive me. There is power when you look into His face, when you ask him to help you keep your eyes fixed on him. […]