Before I type anything to make a new blog post, WordPress tells me, "Share your story here...." My story about the last two weeks is long and really isn't worth sharing. There is probably a lot I could tell you, but rather I am going to leave you with a short encouraging note. Do you… Continue reading Trust is an ongoeing decision.
Despite the things I've been through and the things I've put myself through, the Grace of God has been on my life, and I cannot help but love Him. There are times where God should have turned His back on me and walked away, but He didn't. He promised to never leave us, and unlike… Continue reading Look, God is good. See it. Taste it. Know it. Even if you have to look for it, God is good.
Penuel is the name of the floor I live on in my dorm. It is also the name of the mountain where Jacob wrestled with God. The name Penuel means "Face of God." Jacob named the mountain that because it is where he saw the face of God and was spared. Why do I mention… Continue reading Penuel
I'm not gonna lie. I began the summer stressed out expecting terrible things to happen. I had a very limited perspective and low expectations for a happy summer. Because of this, all I saw were negative things and was constantly snippy. I acted immature and irrational about a lot of things. Sometimes these emotions were… Continue reading End of Summer pt. 2
No. Seriously. What did you say? Or, at least, what are you saying? This just struck me--as it does every once in a while--the knowledge of how much power my words have. I was just listening to the song "1 life 2 live" by The Quiett (a Korean rapper). It came across my Pandora station,… Continue reading What did you say?
I have this thing where I love taking pictures of the sun. Yesterday, when I was out on the back deck, I was wrapped up in a blanket writing, when I looked up and noticed the sun setting. At first I thought it was just beautiful. I was like, "Wow. Look at that. Such a… Continue reading Manifestation of Heaven on Earth (At least to my romantic mind.)
I think the title says it all. I do struggle with this demon called Depression. Sometimes he's small and easy to squash like a worm, and sometimes he is a giant bigger than Goliath and much more like the Greek god Aries. He is brutal. He can be sitting on my shoulder whispering in my… Continue reading I’m gonna be honest; I struggle with depression.