When Answered Prayers = A Locked Door

Greed —> Coveting —> Idolatry. “People get pretty upset when someone messes with their idols.” Father? What am I coveting? What have I made an idol in my life? What are the things I want more than you sometimes? Father I feel like I just wanted a miracle. I wanted something that was filled with [...]

Thank you for unanswered prayers

Back in college there was a man I thought I wanted to marry. This past weekend, he married someone else. Lord. Thank you for never answering my prayers about that man.  Thank you that he was not actually my husband.  Lord, thank you for protecting me from a man that was completely wrong for me. [...]

Break through what is not You

A few days ago a friend of mine was really on my heart, so I text her to hang out. Last night we got dinner and before we parted, joked, "Maybe this was why God wanted us to meet up!" We had just spent a good amount of time sharing similar struggles and experiences, ones [...]

What am I doing wrong?

"What am I doing wrong? I'd do whatever it took for my life to look a certain way, to get what I want... if only I knew what it would take."  “You’re looking for a method to make life work. That’s the Old Way. Whatever method you choose becomes your master. You’ve served many masters [...]

Thank you 27

Today, I cried when I realized it's my last day of being 27. Weird right? I've never cried over turning a year older. It was always "Thank goodness, *insert next age* is going to be even better." But today I don't feel that way. Not that I don't trust 28 (although if I'm being completely [...]

June 3, 2020

Lord? Where will I be in a year? Senior Celebration 2020 will have wrapped up. Another year at Booster completed. Where will I be in a year? Where will you have taken me in those days? What all do you have planned for me? Will I do okay? Will I be obedient to you? Will [...]

Solomon’s Prayer for Wisdom

Back in March I heard a sermon about 1 Kings 3:1-15, and it's been sticking with me, guiding me, and coming up so much recently. Today my sweet friend Molly asked me how I'm able to focus on the Lord when I start to see Him working and doing things in exciting ways, and not [...]