If I am being completely honest, marriage was never something that I dreamed about. Not how some little girls dream about it. I never envisioned my wedding dress, never pictured myself cooking or having date nights with my husband. I never even got giddy over engagement announcements. You would get a like and a simple… Continue reading 3 Ways God is Preparing Me for Marriage
"You did what?" Yes, you read the title correctly. I really did find my new church home on Instagram. In a digital age where you can find almost anything you want on the internet, why NOT use social media to lead you to a faith based community? It all started with an Instagram follow of… Continue reading I Found My New Church on Instagram
Pleasure= a feeling of enjoyment; having a thing be pleasing to you. There’s this place that I like to frequent. It’s one of the only fast food restaurants I go to now, which is so unfortunate since there is a new location very close to my apartment. The food at this particular fast food restaurant… Continue reading “My Pleasure”: Pleasing God Over Self
And the Lord answered me, and said, “Write the vision, and make it plain upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it" -- Habakkuk 2:2 It was either August or September of 2017. I can’t remember which. I do remember that I was washing dishes and listening to an online sermon when the pastor quoted… Continue reading What I Learned By Keeping A Vision Jar For One Year
BUZZZZZ. BUZZZZZZ. My phone sits face up on the desk. The words “ACCEPT” or “DECLINE” flash on the screen. BUZZZZZ. BUZZZZZ. I go over in my head if I want to answer the call or not. What could they want of me? Do I have the time to talk to them? The desire? The energy?… Continue reading Answering the Call: Obeying God’s Instructions
757 days… That’s how many days in a row I counted calories and used a fitness app as a daily food diary. Some of my family and friends were happy for me—others a little concerned lol. However, all were amazed. I had made a decision that I was going to lose weight and reduce my… Continue reading Lean On Me: Why We Need A Godly Community
It's the holiday season! So much food, music, decorations, and yep you guessed it---- so many GIFTS. I'm so blessed to even as an adult still be getting gifts from my family. I'm very appreciative but here's a confession (shhh, just between you and me lol). Last year, while I was Spring cleaning , I… Continue reading Unwrapped Gifts: Are We Using Our God Given Gifts?
"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?