Philippians 4:6. The verse really popped as I read it while sifting through Instagram stories. Surprisingly, God still uses a time-suck like Instagram to call me back to Himself. He really is extremely gracious. The Insta Story read: “Do not be anxious about anything. Keyword: ANYTHING.” Guhhhhhhhh. Yesssss….but howwww… Don’t be worried about anything? If … More “Do not be anxious about anything. Keyword: anything.”
“I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages.” -Charles Spurgeon If there’s one thing I’m sure of, it’s that God is teaching gratitude in adversity, and teaching me how to rest assured in His presence. He’s at work in all of us, refining and redeeming our living, because … More Ever Present.
“…for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 If I sit down and think about my worst life decisions, I know they have all been made out of fear. I have made the most mistakes, and caused the most damage to myself and to others because … More Slaves To Fear.
Back from Hawaii for almost a month now. And time is back to its usual fast-paced, no-holdsbar craziness. It’s been a combination of my usual commitments and more visits with friends. It’s been deep conversations, humbling discussions and refreshing, even in the busyness. It’s nice. Even though it’s insanity, it’s been good for my … More I hate my fears.
I write mostly because I need to be reminded of who God is, and of every truth He speaks, so if this does that for you, then that’s all I could ever want. Today, I am reminded of these things: thankfulness, fullness and living. “But thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus … More Thanks.
I’ve got a muddled head space right now. I’m going through circumstances that are just overwhelming my thoughts and emotions. Sometimes when things are just too convoluted to really figure out, all I need is just to be with God. My thoughts get exhausted. My faith gets tired out. My hope gets lost. The waves and … More Hope.
Mornings are hard for me on occasion. I wake up and often feel low, especially when I haven’t gotten enough sleep. My mood is pretty depressed. Usually it’s because I catch myself thinking about my ex-boyfriend and the state of affairs between us. Yeah, that’s been my grief for a long time now. Weeding out … More Wind and waves.