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.
People tend to go through rough spots when it comes to their faith and their relationship with God. Mine took a turn when I was in one of my classes for ministry of all times and places to almost quit your faith. This isn’t something to take lightly but it is something that happens to many people which is why I’d like to share my thoughts.Read More »
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 »
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…
“I am ugly.” “I’m not pretty enough for him.” “I need to have a body like hers so I can look good at the beach.” All LIES! Not only will this kind of thinking tear you apart, it will tear your daughter, future or current, apart. Read More »