heart filled, spirit renewed

"Why do I feel so empty?" This is a question that pops up into everyone's head at least once in their life. Perhaps even Jesus'. After all, even He had to take time away to be renewed before He was ready to willingly live out God's purpose for his life up until death. Your friends [...]

The Struggle is Real

My deepest of wounds come from the deepest of confusions concerning God's will and that of my own. At times, the following four situations seem to come at me one after the other in rotation as constant as clothes trapped in the dryer in the middle of a spin cycle: 1) I want THIS, but [...]

Identity Theft

One of the biggest things people struggle with is expecting stability from a broken identity. An identity that is not rooted in the steadfastness of Christ, but in ever-changing things such as feelings and circumstance. When our lives feel threatened, we revert straight back to old thought patterns of feeling worthless, unloved, and unwanted by [...]

How He Loves

How does God love? This is a question that seems to be a lot easier to answer when you find yourself celebrating that new friendship or just after you land that rockin' promotion at work, when times are good. But, what about the times when things don't seem to be going as well? When the [...]

You. Are. Enough.

"I was wishing that my wishes were what God wished, and if my wishes were not what God wished, I wished that I could wish that my wishes would go away, but the wishes were still there..." Elizabeth Elliot, Passion and Purity I couldn't help but laugh out loud the first time I read this [...]