God heals the broken-hearted and binds up their wounds. --Psalm 147:3 Introduction I remember when I was a little girl and in children's church, the leaders taught the story of the Fall. You've probably heard the story. If you haven't, let me summarize Genesis 3. Adam and Eve, the first man and woman, the one… Continue reading Broken and Bound Bible Study Week 2: Sin and Brokenness
God heals the broken-hearted and binds up their wounds. --Psalm 147:3 IntroductionWhat do you think about when you hear the word broken? Maybe you think of your toddler that broke a lamp. Maybe you think back to your younger years when you broke a bone. Maybe you think of something physically breaking. Or do you… Continue reading Broken and Bound Bible Study Week One: THE LORD IS NEAR
This blog post was long overdue, but here it is. Better late than never at all. I had always battled with insecurities. I've talked a lot on this blog and in other writings about my battle with believing Satan's lies, but for some reason or another, this past semester was particularly worse. I felt like… Continue reading Rejoicing Battle
2018 is finally here and I cannot be more excited. As I continue reflecting on the past 2017 and the future of everything I want to do in 2018, I have been rereading old blog posts. Like most people, at the beginning of a new year, I try to focus on a word. A word… Continue reading A Spirit of Courage
Some of my New Year's resolutions and a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
Can you imagine how the shepherd's must have felt? There they were. Lowly shepherds. Smelly outcasts from the rest of the world. Tending to their flocks. Doing the same thing they'd done night after night, year after year, probably for their whole lives, when suddenly an Angel appears before them. They're afraid. It's not everyday… Continue reading The Shepherd’s Tale
For to us a child is born, to us a child is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. --Isaiah 9:6 (NIV) Peace. It's such a small word. 5 letters, most of them vowels. Small word, but it carries… Continue reading The Prince of Peace
Do you ever have those moments when you are reading something in Scripture and the Holy Spirit hits you with a stack of bricks? As I have been reading through the book of 1 Samuel, God has been speaking to me and I have been reminded of so many truths about who He is, so… Continue reading Are You Rejecting God’s Best?
Today's blog post was a hard one to write. LUST. This is a topic I don't like. It's something I don't like talking, writing, or even whispering about. Apparently, the church hates thinking about lust too. So many times we try to ignore it, hoping it would crawl back into whatever hole it came out… Continue reading Battling Lust in an Oversexualized Culture: A Woman’s Guide