Devotional

Anxious: Casting Our Worries on God to Allow His Kind Consolation

Anxiety is something many people deal with. When we are anxious it is important to bring it to God, and when those around us are struggling we need to come alongside them with kindness.  I have dealt with anxiety for much of my life. It has been one of those issues that seems to ebb… Continue reading Anxious: Casting Our Worries on God to Allow His Kind Consolation

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Dirty: Bringing the Darkness of Trauma into the Light of Hope

The feeling of being dirty can cause us to feel like we are in a sea of darkness. When we are in these times it is important to remember that light is never gone and hope can always be found. We must stand with women who have been through trauma and we must speak out… Continue reading Dirty: Bringing the Darkness of Trauma into the Light of Hope

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Comparison: Finding Validation in Christ and Not Others

Comparison is something that we all battle. It is crucial that we focus on what God has given us so we can break loose from the bondage comparison brings. “Why did they get that and I didn’t?” “What do they have what I don’t?” “Must be nice.” “I wish I looked like that.” How many… Continue reading Comparison: Finding Validation in Christ and Not Others

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Helping: Sharing God’s Love Through Actions and Generosity

God calls all of us to provide helping hands whether it be in our schools, churches, or neighborhoods. We must all take part in providing for the needs of those around us. A couple of weeks ago, two members of my church family, my community, helped me in a time of need. I previously wrote… Continue reading Helping: Sharing God’s Love Through Actions and Generosity

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Uncertain: Allowing God to Guide Through the Unknowns

We all have the desire to know our future is secure. We fear the uncertain. When we surrender our plans to God, we have an assurance that He works for us and puts things together for our good.  Life is full of uncertainties. I fight against this fact, tooth and nail. I am a planner.… Continue reading Uncertain: Allowing God to Guide Through the Unknowns

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Resolute: Learning to be Unwavering in Our Purpose

Many times we go into the New Year with resolutions, but lack actually being resolute. How much would our lives change if we lived with purpose and acted it out in every aspect of our lives?  Year after year I have made many New Year’s Resolutions and year after year I have not succeeded in… Continue reading Resolute: Learning to be Unwavering in Our Purpose

Devotional · Stay Sane

Season: Learning to Rest in Times of Pain and Suffering

There are many different times in life. During a season of suffering, it is important to remember that it is okay to not be okay, but we are called to rest in Jesus.  Through the past year, I have had some of my lowest lows and some of my highest highs. I am currently, by… Continue reading Season: Learning to Rest in Times of Pain and Suffering

Devotional · Stay Sane

Advocate: Using Examples in Scripture to Advocate

Our God is a God of justice and He will defend us. We must allow God to advocate for us and use His example to advocate for ourselves and others. Throughout my life, I have not seen the need to advocate for myself. I was content to allow people to walk all over me for… Continue reading Advocate: Using Examples in Scripture to Advocate

Devotional · Stay Sane

Peaceful: Looking to God for Our Source of Peace

God is our only source of peace. He desires us to be peaceful. But, when we ignore His direction and try to create our own peace we end up in chaos and confusion.  Finding peace in my life was a long journey. Throughout my late teen and early adult years, I found myself in a… Continue reading Peaceful: Looking to God for Our Source of Peace