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.”
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.
13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”—14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. 15 Instead you ought to … More Lesser Loves.
“…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.
We just got back from our east coast road trip adventure last week. It was lots of driving, lots of beautiful views and lots of quality time with friends and family. I think I did a good job not thinking about the end too much. But it happens. The least favorite part of any vacation … More When the vacation ends.
Think about the time something went absolutely backwards for you. It went wrong. It went so wrong that it caused you to get outright upset, anxious, frustrated or stressed out, to the point where you went to God thinking, “Why?” Which may be short for “Why are you “letting” this happen to me?” And you say it in … More Start with the end.