My heart is full tonight. I spent the last few days on a mini vacation sharing laughter, tears, coffee, and considerable amounts of french fries with some very dear friends. Consequently, I didn’t make time to write a planned, thoughtful blog post this week. I’m okay with that. Sometimes I need to write. Sometimes I... Continue Reading →
Hey there, friend! Welcome to my new blog series about myths you might believe about emotions and viewing emotions biblically! The topic of emotions is a lot to cover, so please be patient with me. I cannot say everything there is to say about emotions and I am still learning so much. If you have... Continue Reading →
When we recognize these doubts that have turned into the lies we believe, we can take the power back from our pain and recognize the ultimate power of truth— God’s truth.
As I have worked through my questions and doubts, there are three things that I have needed to remind myself of. Maybe you will find them helpful too.
Being honest about my struggles with chronic pain is not always easy, but I think it is worth it if it helps even one person identify and fight lies in their own life. I want people to know that they are not alone.
i·de·al·is·tic /ˌīdē(ə)ˈlistik/ adjective. characterized by idealism; unrealistically aiming for perfection. Over the years, Christianity has received a lot of scrutiny for its idealism. Seemingly unattainable themes like purity, holiness, and perfection are not unique to Christianity, but are some of its defining characteristics. I can easily identify with any thinking person’s struggle with Christian idealism.... Continue Reading →
I knew Bible study was important. I knew I wanted it to be a consistent part of my life. But until I truly grasp why, the tips and tricks to be faithful will continue to fall short.