Your Father is Present

My mind has always focused on “future happiness.” Once I get married, I’ll be happy. Once I have a new job, I’ll be happy. Once I buy a home, I’ll be happy. Personally, my husband and I recently purchased a home. We were ecstatic when the sellers accepted our offer, but that excitement only lasted…

Peace Through Grace

Life is anything but easy.Most days, I hid behind a smile, burying my pain deep inside my heart. I did my best to show up for responsibilities, while the weight dragged my soul down. I sat in my car one morning and stared out the window before going into work, battling my rising anxiety. Darkness was…

Dare to Take the Risk: Don’t Miss Your Calling

For a very long time, I treated writing as a hobby — even though, deep down, I knew it was a calling. Why? Because I was afraid of failing. I was afraid of taking that risk. The enemy feeds on this fear, and will do anything to keep us from pursuing our callings. Often times, we avoid…

When God Tugs On Your Heart

We are all uniquely and intricately created by God. Each with different hearts, different inclinations, different desires, and different talents. You know that tugging on your heart? That urge? That impulse? That longing desire? God placed that in you.  He is calling you into the greatness He made for you. He is calling you to…