“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 is one of my favorite passages of scripture. When I look back and remember a time when I was in my valley experience, living afraid, worried, anxious, angry, and unsure, I would remind myself daily that God is in control of it all. Psalm 46:10 […]

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Got Courage?

In life I sometimes find myself at the crossroad of courage and fear. In those moments, I choose to take my focus off the situation, and instead choose to be courageous because of who God is. No matter the situation, no matter how big or small the challenge, I can walk in courage because God […]

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Is God Still God, Even When I Am In The Wilderness?

God is the same yesterday, today, and forever more. Our friends and family may change, but God never will. People may leave us or become distant when we find ourselves in the wilderness, but God never will. I believe, from my own personal experience that, in the wilderness is when God goes full throttle in His pursuit of us. I can not imagine navigating my wilderness experience without the love and protection of a loving and merciful God.

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Anticipatory Grief: Who Knew There Was Such A Thing?

I’ve cried every day for the past few weeks. I’ve thought constantly of my mommy, dad, and uncle. I’ve experienced an intense level of fear and anxiety. I experience feelings of guilt because I’m torn between finding that balance between holding on to hope and praying “nevertheless.” It is a very difficult place to be in, as I feel as though I have already started the grieving process. I had no idea there was a name for it though: Anticipatory Grief

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Maybe I’m Just Being Sensitive

My brother is fighting stage 4 lung cancer which has metastasis to his kidney, spleen, brain, and bone, and he’s experiencing pain. This is difficult for both my brother and myself. So it would seem to me that his medical team would be a little more compassionate. I mean, yes to the human eye it […]

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