In the past when I've heard the word "valley", it's always been something negative attached to it. Thirst. Hunger. Desperation. Lowness. Isolation. But now that I'm maturing, like really maturing in my faith, I'm learning that valley doesn't have to be all that bad. Webster defines valley as follows: "a low area of land between… Continue reading The Value of the Valley
“Be still and know that I am God” ----Psalm 46:10 Stillness was never something I had a problem with as a child. My mom can even tell you I was a pretty calm baby. Curious, but never too busy. Even in the toddler stage, I hardly ever got yelled at or told to BE… Continue reading Why We Need to BE STILL
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me---Psalm 23:4 I've worked in rehabilitation as a Speech Therapist for 6 years now. From a distance, I've observed many people with physical impairments transition through Physical Therapy. Witnessing patients go through physical rehabilitation… Continue reading Learning To Walk: A Christian Journey
NOTE: I held back releasing this post for a long time. I felt as though I had nothing of use to say regarding the topic. I felt as though I couldn't give advice on this topic because I'm not married. Then I heard God say "Don't give them advice from you. Give them advice from… Continue reading The Importance of Being Whole Before Marriage
"Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me” - Psalm 40:11 Last year as I was at home for the Christmas holidays, my little brother (age 10) asked me about taxes……. Taxes! Imagine my perplexed face. I don’t know what possessed my brother… Continue reading Are We ‘Withholding Nothing’ From God?
I've always had a love/hate relationship with furniture and décor shopping. I like making my living space comfy and more functional but boooooy do I dislike “assembling” things. For example, the writing desk I ordered almost two months prior had been sitting next to my front door in a box staring at me for nearly… Continue reading Assembly Required: What God’s Plan Requires of Us
"Happy Fall, ya''ll!" That is all I've been hearing lately. Yes, Fall is definitely upon us but I can't decide what I love most about this season---- football, the weather, or corn mazes. There’s this corn maze in Watksinsville, GA that I like to go to sometimes. It’s wonderful and I’m convinced each time I… Continue reading No Way Out: Trusting God to be a Waymaker
Yes. No. Two simple words. Very distinct. Relatively easy to understand. From a very early age, we learn what these two words mean. “Yes” gives us permission. Yes, you can eat that cookie. Yes, you can go outside and play. Yes, you can stay up past bedtime. Opposite of “yes” is that dreaded… Continue reading What To Do When God Says “Not Yet”