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God is Sovereign Over Your Summer

There are only two more days until it's officially summer. That's right, June 21st marks the beginning of the hottest season of the year. Maybe it's just me, but... do you ever set unrealistic expectations for summertime? You know, dream vacations, big plans, giant reading lists, get-togethers, fun parties, beach visits, and a whole lot… Continue reading God is Sovereign Over Your Summer

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Why I Write This Blog

Have you ever felt discouraged as you do what you believe you're called to do? Maybe you don't feel appreciated as a mother of young (or old!) children. Maybe you never got that raise at your job. Maybe your evangelism efforts always seem to fail, or your classmates still scoff at you when you stand… Continue reading Why I Write This Blog

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Preach the Gospel toYourself

I really don't feel like blogging today. Don't ask me why. I don't really know why. I just--I just don't. Maybe because it's one of those days when I don't feel like a very good Christian. More than just one of those days--one of those weeks, months... years? You know how it goes. You feel… Continue reading Preach the Gospel toYourself

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Your Feelings are Not God…

Today I'm going to share a lovely quote about feelings and Truth. My feelings are not God. God is God. My feelings do not define Truth. God's Word defines Truth. My feelings are echoes and responses to what my mind perceives. And sometimes--many times--my feelings are out of sync with the Truth. When that happens--… Continue reading Your Feelings are Not God…

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The Christian and the Environment

This is an essay I wrote for school which fits nicely with Earth Day, which was on Sunday. Enjoy! Every year on April 22nd, almost two hundred countries around the world celebrate the earth. This is Earth Day, when everyone is invited to plant a tree, clean up trash, or conserve energy. As everyone spends… Continue reading The Christian and the Environment

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A Letter to my Fellow High School Student

Dear fellow high school student, We're kind of in the same season of life, aren't we? We're both floundering around, trying to scramble up onto the mountain of adulthood without falling off the edge of a cliff. At least--that's how it feels to me. High school means more than hanging around with friends and eating… Continue reading A Letter to my Fellow High School Student

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“Heaven (Fix Things)” Song

My laptop is having technical difficulties (as in, it hasn’t turned on in a week) and our internet has been down all day, so I have a very short post for you guys. I’m just going to share this song that I really love, called “Heaven (Fix Things)” by Jamie Grace. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvzV816PpCM A little backstory:… Continue reading “Heaven (Fix Things)” Song