"I will never, I could never, I am not, I have not." These phrases used to color my view and came out of my mouth daily. They are subtle (and sometimes not-so subtle) lies that we believe and justify fiercely. I snuggled up next to these thoughts, like they were my friends, calling their presence … Continue reading We Believe LIES
We just finished week four of isolation. We were told recently that we still have two more months. Now what? Personally, I think God wants us to intentionally prepare for what's next. There will be a day when we aren't stuck in our homes anymore and we should use this time we have wisely. When this is … Continue reading Now What?
We just found out a few days ago that we have until the end of April in self-isolation. We are three weeks in and have at least four more to go. I am seeing an extreme response from some people during this time of isolation. They are consumed with how it is affecting them. They … Continue reading SELF
Imagine being nine months pregnant and living on the third floor of your apartment in humid and hot Texas. Carrying groceries, nine months pregnant, up to that third floor apartment. The smell of drugs is unmistakable from one of the doors you have to walk by. Another door opens EVERY. SINGLE. TIME you walk by … Continue reading Trust & Obey
I started this post at the beginning of the year but didn't feel super victorious so I put it on the shelf. Now that the year is over I can see a little bit of what God had in mind. vic·to·ry /ˈvikt(ə)rē/ noun "an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, … Continue reading VICTORY