a word to the broken

Dear broken heart; broken by the words someone said. Broken by someone’s opinion. Broken because someone who was close isn’t close anymore. Broken because that loved one who in your mind had 50 years left to live– broken cause they’re gone. Broken because turning on the news today can break you down like that. Broken forContinue reading “a word to the broken”

the beautiful is coming

Maybe you’re in the ugly today. An ugly situation that you wish you could change. A heart you want God to revive. You just want flowers and spring but your heart is caught in the dead of winter. Deuteronomy 8 doesn’t just promise that God has a purpose in the unexpected, it promises even more.Continue reading “the beautiful is coming”

insecurity and I broke up

Insecurity and I broke up last night. April 13, 2016– been there. over. done. I never thought of myself as being held captive by insecurity. I never thought it was the source of so much hurt and hindrance. I never thought it was the breeding ground of the fear and lack of confidence in my life. IContinue reading “insecurity and I broke up”

enough + enough

she sat down and breathed deep. her heart and mind needed clarity, a place of quiet, peace. she felt the trap of comparison slowly pulling the life out of her, and she was tired. after all, it’s exhausting work trying to be someone you’re not. It’s exhausting work placing a standard upon yourself you weren’t evenContinue reading “enough + enough”

far too easily pleased

“Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak…we are far too easily pleased“ -C.S. Lewis chasing glory. running down happiness. seeking pleasure. yearning to delight. we’re human and we’re broken and we’re trying to find something. you’d be a fool if you wouldn’t admit that it’s in you. this yearning, this seeking forContinue reading “far too easily pleased”

on “s e l f – e s t e e m”

from the song lyrics to the t-shirts, from books to billboards, this world is successful in captivating and controlling and conforming so. many. minds. the world out there-which perhaps you’ve let inside-is charging the platforms with command after command to love yourself. to embrace who you are just where you are and for what you are.Continue reading “on “s e l f – e s t e e m””