In Her Storm, Be There

When they met me, I was a bit of a wild child – partying, drinking, smoking – hoping a buzz or hazy cloud would ease the pain. I was in the tail end of a terrible relationship. For 5 1/2 years – from freshman year of high school to sophomore year of college – love paraded itself as screaming […]

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God’s Purpose Over Money: Why I Left Corporate America for Teaching

It’s funny how we pray and God answers our prayers, but after awhile, we FORGET He answered them. If you’re like me, you’re so excited when He gives you the new job you’ve been praying continuously for. But after awhile, reality sets in and things are no longer new. A couple of years pass and you begin to forget […]

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My Number One Tip for Christian Bloggers: Be Vulnerable Anyway + 5 of My Favorite Christian Bloggers

I’m excited to announce that I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award for new bloggers by Mary of Gallagher Farm & Faith. The Liebster Award recognizes bloggers who are new to the blogging community and is given to bloggers by bloggers. I’ve been blogging for almost 7 months now and it’s been an incredible journey of growth […]

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Our Sisters Need Encouragement

Lately I’ve been spending less time blogging and more time prepping for back to school (this is my 3rd year teaching) and practicing a new hobby God has place on my heart – photography! Both have which have called me into the realm of placing others before myself. If I can be totally honest, with […]

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It’s Okay to Struggle with Your Singleness

It’s hard for me to even fathom that I am writing this. But the real truth is, lately I’ve been struggling with my singleness. The same woman who wrote Dear Future Husband to let her future husband know that she’s not waiting on him, but that she’ll do everything God has called her to do with or without […]

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SOAP Bible Study Method with an Example from Acts + Free Printable

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a picture on Instagram about the SOAP Bible Study Method (which stands for Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer) I use during my quiet time. To my surprise lots of people had never heard of this method and were interested in learning more. The SOAP Bible Study Method is a simple and effective […]

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Me, Myself, and I: 3 Reasons Why We Avoid Accountability

Me, myself, and I. I can do bad all by myself. It’s all about me, forget about you. Worldly phrases we’ve all heard before that assert our independence from one another and our need to only be concerned with ourselves. But God calls us to a different standard – He calls us to live lives […]

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It’s Not Enough to Just Pray About It: How to Make Wise Decisions

With life, change is inevitable – whether by choice or forced circumstances, we are constantly making decisions. Decisions on whether or not to take a job, move to a new city, marry this person, or to pursue a certain degree program. Decisions, decisions, decisions. And oftentimes, decision making is not so black and white – […]

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The Battle for Purity: 3 Practical Ways to Fight Sexual Sin

The battle for purity has never been a pretty one. It’s oftentimes filled with regrets, moments of sexual compromise we wish we could just take back, and wounds only time and Jesus can heal. And it seems like the longer we stay single – the harder the battle gets – the more the urges and desires […]

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