Restore the sparkle to my eyes

At some point over the past year, I stopped journaling. I’ve always been super into writing everything down, in specific detail, no matter what, because I wanted to have everything documented. Every situation, every conversation, every emotion that was important to my circumstance at that time. I loved it because when I’d look back on [...]

Warrior

Yesterday was the last day of April, which meant it was the last day of "Restoration" being my monthly word. I had decided I wasn't going to put time limits on my words for the time being, since I don't have set ones planned out right now. And I wanted to ensure that if I [...]

Living in the waiting

Lately I've been thinking about what I'd want to say to my daughter as she waited for her husband. What I'd want her to know or learn. How I'd hope she'd live her life, not wasting away, but living fully. So I started to write her a letter. But this letter can be for all [...]

Grieve

Did you know that scripture says to grieve your sin? James 4:9 declares: Let there be tears for what you have done. Let there be sorrow and deep grief. Let there be sadness instead of laughter, and gloom instead of joy. - NLT Have you grieved your sin lately? I know I used to think [...]

Prophecy

I’ve talked about the gift of prophecy many times through my blogs, mentioning here and there the journey I’ve been on regarding it. Going from idolizing it, seeking it constantly, and wanting to predict the future, to understanding it’s intent is to uplift the church, and being more hesitant to listen for it. Examples of [...]

Small Goals –> Big Accomplishments

I'm not going to lie, cooking had never been an exciting idea to me and I've never had a desire to learn how to cook past, "One day I should probably learn to cook for my husband..." One of my 2018 goals was to learn how to make three new meals. That might sound like [...]

New Year’s Priorities

When someone says “I don’t have time for that,” what they’re really saying is “That’s not a priority for me.” [168 Hours – Laura Vanderkam] Think about that for a moment. When you say you don’t have time for something, is it truly because all 168 hours in your week are booked up 100%, or [...]