Do you plan out your days, weeks, and months? Do you plan out your whole life leaving no room for God’s plan for you? These seem to be something we do no matter our intentions. But at times, it can feel like there’s a door that looks so appealing to walk through. Some times, it’s a door you’re supposed to walk through but at the right timing. It’s opened but only by a crack so that you can see what’s on the other side. What’s on that other side you ask? An opportunity to have joy, marriage, that dream home. For me, it’s a job. But there’s a chain that has this door locked so you can’t open it any farther and there’s no way for you to get to that other side. This was my life the last three years. For three years, I looked through this cracked, chained door.
Dealing with loss during the holidays can be really emotionally draining. Dealing with shorter day light can make everything worse. So many of us struggle with holiday depression or seasonal affective disorder. Now I’ve written about this in the past because this is something that I’ve been dealing with for the past few years.Read More »
It is difficult to express gratitude in the moment when you don’t feel like God is doing anything for you in your life at that moment. Am I right?! Putting things into perspective it’s something that people struggle with all the time. Read More »
Sometimes we can pray and pray and pray and feel like God isn’t hearing our prayer. I wrote about if God answers our prayers, and I firmly believe He does. Read that here. Displaying a passionate intensity is the definition of the word fervent. Some of my prayers are ones that I only pray every once in a while. Then there are a couple that could be defined as FERVENT prayers. One in particular is the biggest of them all…
So we’ve been talking about having Christian friends. One of the greatest perks of having Christian friends is that you can get together and pray. This may sound like an easy concept for some, but for others, this can be difficult for multiple reasons. Some may be afraid to open up for whatever reason. Some may not want to speak in front of others with so much attention on them. No matter the reason, praying with friends is something that can be very deep. So lets go through some ways that you can try out and see what you are comfortable with.Read More »