Twenty Nineteen: Intentional Living

I’ve known for a while that I am very good at worrying. Throughout my life, I’ve always found something to worry about. This past year, my worry has been about purpose. What is my passion? What am I good at? How do I figure out what am I supposed to doing with my life? I’ve…

In Christ Alone: Learning Contentment in 2018

At the beginning of this year, I chose a word. A word that felt out of reach. A word that seemed too hard to obtain. Too unrealistic in this world. A word that I asked God to teach me. Contentment. It’s easier for us in the happy times. It’s easier for us to laugh, to…

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…

Are You Chasing After the Wind?

We want our lives to mean something. We want to look back on our lives and feel proud of our accomplishments. We want to leave our mark in the world. We want to be somebody, so we set out on a mission to become somebody. In our society, accomplishments count for so much. Knowledge counts…

When God’s Plans Aren’t Your Plans

Our culture encourages us to follow our dreams – the ever-prevalent idea that we must make it our life’s mission to achieve sky-high goals. To "keep our eyes on the prize." I’m a dreamer. And with my dreaming comes planning – extensive planning. Sometimes so much planning that I become consumed because one of my…