Make the Decision Ahead of Time

Make the Decision Ahead of Time

My Top 20 Songs of 2023

My Top 20 Songs of 2023

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Why Has It Become So Awkward to Initiate Friendships?

Why Has It Become So Awkward to Initiate Friendships?

Consider, if you will, these three different scenarios that have all taken place in my life recently: Whether with potential dates or potential friends, all these encounters felt eerily similar, because they all felt awkward, and in each one, someone…

When You Haven’t Seen the Miracle

When You Haven’t Seen the Miracle

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You’ve Been Healed; Now What?

You’ve Been Healed; Now What?

If you haven’t heard my healing story before, seven years ago I was healed of a six-year chronic illness and I’ve maintained my healing ever since. Maybe you’ve been healed, too – hallelujah! 🙌 Now what? Here are a few…

The Theology of Healing

The Theology of Healing

This month marks seven years since God healed me from a chronic illness. I have officially been healed longer than I was sick, which is something to celebrate! God stepped in for me, and I believe he wants to do…

Funniest Quotes from the 2022-2023 School Year

Funniest Quotes from the 2022-2023 School Year

As you probably know, I spent the last year in the classroom as a 3rd grade teacher. I’ve always loved the show Kids Say the Darndest Things, and I felt like I was given the opportunity to host my own…

This Film Will Light a Fire in You for Justice

This Film Will Light a Fire in You for Justice

In America, we celebrated Independence Day last Tuesday, and it was a fitting day to spend the afternoon watching Sound of Freedom at the movie theater. Based on a true story, the movie depicts the horrors of human trafficking, particularly…

On Teacher Grief

On Teacher Grief

My year as a 3rd grade teacher is officially over. And I am grieving. I won’t be returning as a classroom teacher in the fall, but it’s not the job I’m grieving. It’s the kids. All year long, my patience…

68 Bible Verses About Strength

68 Bible Verses About Strength

I’m in a season where I don’t feel very strong. I don’t feel capable of accomplishing what’s in front of me to do. Normally I’m quite strong-willed and can power through just about anything, but I’ve been extremely aware of…

Biblical Declarations Against Shame

Biblical Declarations Against Shame

Nothing has caused me more torment in my life than the spirit of shame. Starting when I was very young, it fed me lies I didn’t know better than to believe, and I’ve been in a battle against this spirit…