When we allow God into our lives and we put our faith in Jesus Christ, God takes what once was torn up, beaten, bruised, burned and He makes it new, just like with the land after a wildfire.
In those moments (when I feel inadequate, self conscious, and unworthy) all of my insecurities about being single rush to the surface and I’m overwhelmed by emotions tied to my dwindling hope of a brighter future. Those are the moments when I need to remember to seek the truth in God’s word, rather than listening to the lies of the world.
So, moment of transparency, dear friends. I've been emotionally exhausted with the state of the world lately, and truthfully, have not had the emotional or mental energy to devote to writing a blog post. For today, I'm going to merely leave you with the lyrics of my go-to song when I need hope that at … Continue reading Hope
Photo by Caleb Frith There are many things in life that we tend to fear, but for many people the idea of being alone is terrifying. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that at some point you've likely been afraid of being alone. Whether that be the idea of having … Continue reading Single’s Survival Guide: Being Okay with Being Alone
Unless you've been living in a cave in the wilderness or jetting through the galaxy trying to find Luke Skywalker on a remote island hideaway, you've probably heard of the musical Hamilton. I know what you're thinking, “What does a Tony Award-winning hip hop musical about Alexander Hamilton have to do with being single?” I'm … Continue reading Wait for It
God has given you the gift of a fresh start through Christ, and that midnight moment gives you the gift of a fresh start in the new year, so embrace that and start the year off with a positive attitude and hope for the future.
This is my first post in a while due in part to the craziness that has been going on over the past few weeks. I ambitiously decided to hand make the majority of my gifts this year in an attempt to save some money due to some unexpected expenses that arose this year. This process … Continue reading Be a Shepherd for Christmas