Sometimes, as soft-hearted people, we’re caught up in conversations that we’re not really invested in. Usually, these are at some kind of function, where we’re meeting people for the first time, or catching up with extra-nosy acquaintances. Maybe you’re secretly glad to not have to socialize right now. Most people find conversation to be a… Read More You’re Not Being Nice, You’re Tolerating (Part 1)
When we need direction, we pray to seek God’s counsel. But sometimes, following being unable to discern His voice, we ask for a physical sign to get our answer. We like firm direction. We like clear paths. We want to make sure we’re being propelled toward the right goal. And yet, I’ve noticed that sometimes… Read More When You Ask For A Sign, Are You Watching Or Sleeping?
Who would’ve thought?… Read More Why The Sound of Music’s “I Have Confidence” Is Perfect Pandemic Music
42 As they went out, the people begged that these things might be told them the next Sabbath. 43 And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, urged them to continue in the grace of God. 44 The next Sabbath almost the whole city gathered… Read More Where Does Your Joy Reside? A Look At Acts 13
The world has exploded. You’re probably sitting at home right now scrolling through your phone, checking your social media feed for what feels like the billionth time today. You’re on edge and stressed. Maybe a loved one of yours is sick, and you feel responsible to protect them from COVID-19. Maybe a loved one of… Read More COVID-19: Where Is God In A Global Pandemic?
If you know me offline (or online) at all, you’ll know that I absolutely love anything and all things Disney. My laptop background and phone case are of the Disney castle, and my laptop decal is of Snow White. I have an entire wall in my bedroom dedicated to Disney portraits, and I have countless… Read More For The Single Ladies
I’ve loved to read since before I can remember. I remember starting off with Ladybird books, then gradually moving to novels for kids, and then I started into my first mystery book series: Nancy Drew. These books carried me into my highschool years, where I unfortunately stopped reading for leisure for the most part. With… Read More 5 Tips On How To Read Books With A Busy Schedule
There’s such a big push towards taking care of one’s mental health – and that is great. I mean it. I’m not in any way diminishing how great that is. But recently I’ve been realizing how important taking care of my skin and body is. As someone with rosacea, I’ve struggled with feeling comfortable in my… Read More Taking care of yourself: Skin deep.
People in general long for companionship and love. Companies capitalize on this with their advertisements – buy these clothes to be liked, buy this perfume/cologne to grab someone’s attention, eat this food and you’ll be admired. On a deeper level, we’re conditioned to believe that unless we follow the party line, we won’t be loved… Read More You don’t need to be liked.
At the end of May, I was running a weekend-long Young Adults Retreat in the pines for Christians 18-30 years old. Between icebreakers and eating s’mores around a campfire, the lot of us attended workshops of our choice. One of the workshops I had arranged was about Mental Health and how to function, and this… Read More You don’t have to function at 100%: Let’s Look At Jesus