stop waiting

Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually. Hosea 12:6 I want to encourage all of us to stop simply waiting, and start waiting upon. To start waiting for. Waiting is stationary. Waiting upon is an action. Waiting is staying in the same place. Waiting upon is reachingContinue reading “stop waiting”

she believed God

Why in the world do God’s promises seem to take an awfully long time? In Genesis, God gave Sarah a seemingly impossible promise. He promised her that she would one day have a son. Sarah had a really hard time believing it though. She faltered, she made a big mistake, and she doubted that GodContinue reading “she believed God”

how to study the Bible for yourself: my quiet time routine

Since I have started my blog, the single most asked question I get through Instagram or email is “how do you study the Bible?” So here it is. It’s nothing fancy or extravagant. I’ll share with you some of the tools I use and others I find helpful. First-let’s get real. Life gets busy andContinue reading “how to study the Bible for yourself: my quiet time routine”

5 life changing books

1. Love Does by Bob Goff This book will shake you from the first pages. It’s one of those books where once you finish, you just want to start it again. Goff opens your eyes to see how God calls us to live out our faith in love. His faith will inspire you and completelyContinue reading “5 life changing books”

how Jesus offers more than your lesser loves

We’re all running around in circles chasing these silly little pursuits and I can imagine God just shaking His head and laughing a little. Laughing at how slow it takes us to learn. Chuckling a little at our stubborn hearts that think they know best. He knows our hearts are so prone to wander intoContinue reading “how Jesus offers more than your lesser loves”

don’t follow your passion // career path

“You’ve been fed a lie from our culture. Work is hard. Your dream job doesn’t exist. Don’t follow your passions, but develop your passions and use them for your purpose.” I am so thankful I found this podcast. It changed the way I view work and challenged me to minister and grow right where IContinue reading “don’t follow your passion // career path”

the four questions

our hearts are all searching. we’re all seeking something. whether it be fame, wealth, popularity, or the presence of Jesus Christ and eternal joy in Him. our hearts were so designed that we’re longing for something. this past week I had the opportunity to hear one of the humblest, clearest, men of God preach. myContinue reading “the four questions”

from distractions to purpose

Sometimes I wonder why there are so many distractions. Why there are so many things pulling me from the face of my Savior. Why isn’t it easy. Why isn’t it less of a fight. The devil and the world and my flesh are masters in the craft of deceit. Sometimes I get caught up inContinue reading “from distractions to purpose”

a little girl like me

I think if there’s one woman in the Bible I want to be like-it is Mary. Because Mary didn’t try harder. Mary didn’t do more than all the rest. She didn’t seek to be well known. But she was known. It was as if God chose to usher in the age of grace with aContinue reading “a little girl like me”

coming down from the mountain

she looked out across the empty plain and knew immediately the reflection in her own soul– everything felt empty.she could rest in the beauty, yes. she could see the branching oak trees and small delicate flowers. she could see the leaves changing in sync with the turning of the season. but she couldn’t see the point. sheContinue reading “coming down from the mountain”