Surrender the Seeds

Surrender the Seeds

On the one year anniversary of my blog, I want to share something God taught me in October that I still think about almost every day... A couple months ago on my birthday weekend, I visited a church I dearly love and used to go to all the time in college called Upper Room (you [...]

The Joy of Thanksgiving

The Joy of Thanksgiving

The Lord has shown me over the last couple of months that THANKSGIVING CONQUERS DISAPPOINTMENT.  While waiting on certain things to come to pass, as I have thanked God in advance for them, old feelings of disappointment or discouragement have just not been able to stick, and I have found myself experiencing more and more [...]

Looking back from 25

Looking back from 25

Today is my birthday (October 21)!  Some people say they hate birthdays, but I absolutely LOVE them and I always will.  Why?  It’s like my own personal New Year!  I choose to look at it as another year of the Lord walking with me and leading me into new territory, another year of growth and [...]

Fruitful

Fruitful

I want to encourage anyone right now who is going through a painful season.  When the Lord allows you to experience disappointment for a prolonged period, He’s not wasting your time.  He is allowing for the reaping of an even greater harvest.  He doesn’t want us to miss out on a single season of fruit, [...]

You Split the Sea

You Split the Sea

“You split the sea so I could walk right through it.  My fears were drowned in perfect love.  You rescued me so I could stand and sing, I am a child of God.” – Jonathan David Helser, No Longer Slaves “Man plans his way, but the Lord determines his steps.” – Proverbs 16:9   Have [...]

Hope Deferred

Hope Deferred

I went to the Bethel Worship Night on Wednesday, and let me just start by saying: WOW.  I went last year and God definitely blessed me, but this year He absolutely blew me away.  First of all, I prayed to have a friend to go with earlier that week and randomly ran into an old [...]