BSSM: The Application and Acceptance Process

BSSM: The Application and Acceptance Process

Five Things My College Roommate Taught Me

Five Things My College Roommate Taught Me

I didn’t get the “privilege” of experiencing dorm life until my junior year of college. I spent my first two years at the local community college my dad mandated, and then I transferred to a university in Florida that required…

A Test for Living Above Reproach

A Test for Living Above Reproach

I wrote about living above reproach a few weeks ago, and I wanted to offer some practical questions you can ask yourself if you’re not sure whether a behavior is truly above reproach or not. The Holy Spirit is always…

Why Your Name is Significant

Why Your Name is Significant

Names in the Bible Back in Bible times, names were extremely significant. Parents named their children very strategically to reflect each child’s destiny, characteristics, birthplace, or even their own emotions in that season. Joseph named his sons Manasseh, which means…

The Best Money I Ever Spent: Part 2

The Best Money I Ever Spent: Part 2

Last week I talked about how Accutane changed my life and how, despite its price tag, it’s one of the best investments I’ve ever made. I can’t recommend it enough to my fellow acne sufferers! Today I want to share…

The Best Money I Ever Spent

The Best Money I Ever Spent

This post may border on vain, but I mean every word of it. I’m sure there are people out there who’ve had the same struggles as I have, and I want to help you out! I’ve been getting acne since…

Can People Trust You?

Can People Trust You?

“Don’t tell anyone.” Has anyone ever said that to you before? I’ve gotten that request about as many times as I’ve made it, which is a lot. I’m a fairly private person (I know, it’s God’s sense of humor that…

The Best Decision You Can Make In Your Life

The Best Decision You Can Make In Your Life

I took last week off because I recently lost my grandpa. It was somewhat unexpected, at least that things would progress as quickly as they did, and my family lost a great man of God who left behind an amazing…

Self-Care vs. Sabbath

Self-Care vs. Sabbath

“Self-care” is a huge buzzword right now. I see someone posting about it almost every time I’m scrolling Instagram and even while I’m reading the news. Quite frankly, I’m sick of hearing about it. Don’t get me wrong: I don’t…

Things Introverts Love About Church

Things Introverts Love About Church

Last week I shared Things Introverts Hate About Church. Admittedly, many things about church services can make us introverts feel uncomfortable. But there are also some things about church that we thrive on. Here are a few of them: Movie…

Things Introverts Hate About Church

Things Introverts Hate About Church

As a shy introvert who grew up in the church, I have early memories of hiding under the pew when greeting time struck, ducking behind my parents when overly friendly parishioners invaded my personal bubble, and hightailing it out the…