Devotional

Depression: Fighting for Joy in the Midst of Darkness

As believers, we may think depression and faith could not occur together. But because of the cross, we who face despair can still find hope.  Depression is something we hear about all the time. I’m here to tell you it is much more than just being sad. Most Christians I know who have struggled with… Continue reading Depression: Fighting for Joy in the Midst of Darkness

Devotional · Stay Sane

Pilgrims: Learning to Be in The World, Not of The World

As believers, we are pilgrims who live in the world but are not of the world. We must embrace this identity to truly follow Christ.  Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul. 1 Peter 2:11 Recently my sister in law made an intriguing comment.… Continue reading Pilgrims: Learning to Be in The World, Not of The World

Devotional · Stay Sane

Sweetness: Tasting His Presence Through the Process

Sometimes faith is a process, or promises take a while to come true. In the place of waiting, the sweetness of the Presence of the Lord sustains us.  One of my favorite things about fall is all the delicious smells and tastes in the air. I love a mouthwatering apple cobbler; a buttery crust, topped… Continue reading Sweetness: Tasting His Presence Through the Process

Devotional · Stay Sane

Value: Giving Worth to Ourselves, Others, and God

As women, we are prone to diminish our worth. When we rely on God, He changes our thoughts and actions to express value in ourselves, others, and Him.  My early twenties have been nothing that I thought they would be. While there are accomplishments in my life I am immensely proud of (buying my first… Continue reading Value: Giving Worth to Ourselves, Others, and God