Never Lost

I understand what the wise say when they declare the older you get the less you speak. The older you get, the more you realize how little words are actually necessary for much of life. My prayer is that I live in a constant state of trusting the Lord in all affliction.

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Generosity

This is why community and brothers and sisters are so important because when we fall short of loving, we can see God’s love through the Godly examples of others.

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Though I Don’t Know, I Know

There’s this angst that curls up in my chest anytime I desire to badly know something the Lord has not revealed to me and I fear the result may not be the one I desire. Who will I marry? Will this workout? Will telling the truth make them hate me? How do I know this is the right choice? Are they really my friends? I can’t believe I did that. What do they think of me now? Am I worthy? Will things ever work out? Am I the right person for this? Am I walking down the path you desire? What am I doing with my life?

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Why Does God Hate Me?

“Why does God hate me?” is the question I feel like asking those closest to me. When God knows what I dread the most, hears my prayers, but still allows that thing to happen… I don’t know about you, but it hurts. It hurts to know that an all-powerful God can place his hand on any situation and make it turn out differently but doesn’t. And no matter what that situation ranges from — a relationship, a job, a loved one dying, or finances — it doesn’t change that it hurts. Whatever situation you find yourself in while reading this, it hurts. I acknowledge that.

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Let Go Let God

When we do these comparisons, nothing good comes from it. We dig ourselves into a deeper pit of despair than before. What if there’s a better way? What must I do to get out of this pit and see the light? I think it’s summed up in one word: acceptance–otherwise known as “Let go and let God.”

“Sometimes holding on does more damage than letting go.”

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