As a woman, I have this amazing mental capacity to hold onto something for a long time. Most men will agree with me on this. Okay, so that isn’t exactly “amazing” but it’s unreal how easy it is for me to fixate and stubbornly hold onto a grudge, bitterness, un-forgiveness, etc etc. But as I … More Overcoming my stubbornness.
No Other Name – an Ottawa-wide conference that takes place on Good Friday every year, where hundreds of youth from all over the city gather to encounter God, and to understand what Christ accomplished on the cross. As the worship team, we had been practicing a solid set list since December. Lots of work and … More When Doubts Drag You Down.
I had an intense November. I wrote about all of it. Then I never posted it, because I’m a flaky, indecisive millennial. Jokes aside, it was better that I didn’t post it then because I still had lots to digest and think through. So here goes. Back in November I listened to two sermons, one … More How I Found Peace In Chaos.
Day after day, I realize that I’m not actually as close to God as I think I am. I’ve been busy worshiping. But it’s not what you think. As the months go on, I realize that I’ve been busy serving my gods of entertainment, pride, vanity, etc. The list goes on. I used to think … More The needy soul.
“16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?” Romans 6:16 A couple weeks ago I did this post on Facebook and Instagram about wanting to have better … More Powerless.
December 31, 2016, at a kitchen table in Orangeville… My husband and I resolved to be more intentional about our relationship with God. So we committed ourselves to the ludicrous idea of waking up at 5:30AM during the weekdays, with the intention of setting aside our mornings to be in God’s word and in prayer. … More A Humbling 2017
Joy-filled Christians are a pleasure to be around. Because they aren’t obnoxiously and naively happy or positive, they’re hopeful. Their joyful attitude and outlooks are Christ-focused, gentle, understanding and encouraging. So for me to realize I don’t see myself as joyful, constantly failing to produce this fruit, I find my own attitude and perspective tiresome … More Finding Joy