I've been keeping journals since I was in the 3rd grade and I'm so glad to share some of my most intimate life moments with you here! Here, you'll find inspirational and encouraging stories of me and other broken people like me. We are all jars of clay who have been afflicted in every way, but not crushed...struck down by not destroyed. Here, you do NOT have the right to remain silent, so as you read, grab your favorite snack and drink and leave a comment...share YOUR story. I can't wait to connect with you in this beautiful safe space.
Coming to a true place of surrender is a process. It’s not something that just happens overnight. And let me tell you this process is NOT easy. It’s a day by day…hour, by hour, minute by minute…shoot sometimes it’s a second by second process. Why? Because it’s a battle of the flesh. But let me tell you: it’s in the surrender that you really see God. My puzzle isn’t even closed to being finished. But just like my life, one day it will be. And when it is, I know it’ll be a beautiful masterpiece…all because I chose to surrender to the process.
This past Sunday, I got re-baptized. Now, I’ve been trying for days to put my feelings into words, but the truth is, I’m not sure if I can. But I am really going to try. Getting baptized was…probably one of THE most freeing things I’ve done in a long time. Even though I got baptized […]
Prayer. It’s the most important conversation of my day. It’s gotten me through tough times and bad storms. It is the way I expressed my gratitude to God when I simply didn’t know what else to say. For me, There’s nothing like the power of prayer. Prayer can restore hope, renew minds and transform lives. […]
I guess you can say I started to hear it last month. We were beginning a fast with our church and our pastor asked us: “What is something that you’re willing to give up? What is so important to you, that its absence will stretch you and pull you closer to God?” I didn’t really […]
I don’t know what triggered it, but over the weekend, I re-watched the Bible miniseries on Netflix. Episode seven highlights Matthew 14:22-33 when Jesus walks on water. In the story, the disciples are crossing the sea to meet Jesus on the other side. Before reaching the other side, they go through a storm. With disrespectful […]