whole

I hope one day you wake up and realize that you are whole on your own. That you don’t need a thousand words from other people to affirm your worth. I hope you see the light in your own eyes and the beauty you are capable of bringing to the world. Some days I seeContinue reading “whole”

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”

risen for relationship

  she fell in love with Jesus and everything else soon fell away every other desire– except the smile of His face upon hers except His presence and grace and fullness she fell in love with Jesus- and man’s approval fell to the side she didn’t even care anymore what they thought she wasn’t deterredContinue reading “risen for relationship”

what approval addicts need

our hearts are all aching for someone, or many people, to tell us we’re approved. it’s a longing in all of us to be told we are enough and accepted. it can be a poison that infiltrates our bones and destroys who we were made to be. if we let it go on long enough,Continue reading “what approval addicts need”

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””