I long to write about my travels, my story. From the trials to the triumphs. Every raw, messy, tangled in grace part of it but every time, my ink doesn't flow on to the pages, my paper remains bleached white and empty, longing to be written on but the writer can't seem to get past … Continue reading Where do I belong?
You know that girl you admire, the one you want to be just like? You long to be her friend, but instead, you place her on a pedestal because you think you'll never be as good as her. She seems perfect...at everything she does. And instead of letting her know that her existence makes a … Continue reading unraveling the truth about comparison.
Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV) 8. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. 9. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. I remember May was quickly coming to an end and I … Continue reading The summer I learned the beauty of surrender
1 John 4:11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. Can I share a struggle of mine with you, today? God has been tugging on my heart to share this, so here is a real, raw part of who I am that you may not entirely agree with, but … Continue reading loving people, living for God, and making a difference.
Sometimes while I silently sit in the stillness of dawn and my mind drifts to a world of wonder. I imagine how each of our lives could be if only we would live for the One who fills our lungs with breath and gives us the strength to face each day. I wonder about the … Continue reading Sometimes I wonder…
Do you ever sense a dissolving sentiment of hope until only doubt is left and carefully written through the pages of your story? Do you ever wonder what path this fascinating, yet fearsome journey will lead you to? Sometimes, I tend to feel as if I'm simply meandering through this simultaneously, coexisting miraculous, yet monotonous … Continue reading Hopeless dreams and hope-filled pages.
Matthew 5:14 Ye are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. I wouldn't ever be able to deny the fact that a missionary's life isn't one of constant craziness, but I wholeheartedly love it and the blessings that come along with it. We've been in the US for … Continue reading A Day in Venice, Italy
2 Corinthians 12:9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. This past week has kind of been a blur and huge adventure all at … Continue reading Seeking Strength in the Valley
Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. I guess you could say I'm currently caught in the midst of hello and goodbye. … Continue reading Are the in-between moments really so insignificant?