Finding Confidence After Failure

“All I do is fail, let people down, disappoint, lie and mess up. How could you ever use me, God? And even if you did, why would you even want to? I’m a mess.” I don’t know about you but negative self talk comes very naturally to me. I’ve always been a pen to paper […]

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Why I Don’t Drink Anymore.

  Around the time that I turned twenty-one, I decided that I didn’t want to drink alcohol anymore. For any American, that would be the tell-tale sign that I started drinking way before I was supposed to considering I stopped when I should have legally started.  Every so often, when I tell people that I […]

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God’s Perfect Timing

“Why couldn’t I have come to Jesus sooner? Why did God allow me to experience the pain of my past before setting me free?” 28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28 NKJV) I’ve had questions for God […]

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How I Spend My Quiet Time as a New Christian

Truth bomb: Up until a year ago, I had never read the Bible. I wish I could say that was just because I never had access to it, didn’t know of it’s existence or didn’t own one. But the truth is, I didn’t have any desire to read it. I was one of those people […]

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Five Tips for Healing From Past Relationships

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with relationships. Not just the intimate, romantic kind – though that is not an area of life I personally excel in – but ALL relationships. Family, friends, boyfriends.. you name it. I have very vivid memories of being singled out in elementary school by my “best […]

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My Cup Runneth Way Over

We all have a breaking point. If you’re anything like me, it may take you a while to get there. A bad day may result in a bad mood that lasts a week without an identifiable reason. You might start rolling your eyes at things that would normally never bother you or yell at someone […]

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Jesus: The Ultimate Shepard

Have you ever thought, “Why would Jesus care about me? I’m just one person in a world of billions. What makes me so special that He’d intentional seek me out?” I know I have. Many times. Ever since I decided to follow Jesus and commit to a true relationship with him, I have found myself […]

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Lost & Found

Hurting. Broken. Insecure. Dependent. Lost. Those are just a few of the words I would use to describe my life before I knew Jesus. I spent a good percentage of my younger years feeling like there was something missing, and looking for whatever that something was in all the wrong places. I grew up going […]

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