Purpose For The Brokenhearted

The feeling of being rejected, unaccepted and replaceable can be so damaging to one's heart, attitude and identity. Growing up, going to church was my life. My family and I volunteered; pouring hours of our time and love into our church to see it grow and thrive. I was raised to believe that my life was a …

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I Was Lost, But Jesus Still Found Me

Like many people I grew up in the church. My family started off as regular congregation members who never missed a Sunday. My father was very dedicated to the Lord and so was my mother. So dedicated that he became a reverend, then later on a pastor, and one day I woke up being the …

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10 ways to make SELF-CARE a priority

When we hear the words "Self-care" we associate words like "selfish, or  self-centered-ness" with it. When you think about self-care as working out, eating your fruits and veggies, saying no when you are busy instead of being overwhelmed it suddenly makes sense. Self-care is a beautiful wonderful thing to add into your daily routine.  This …

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Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter

The Judaism I grew up with was centered on community, social action, and a strong passion for Israel. While all those things are important, none of those values satisfied the desire I craved in my teen years, shortly after my bat mitzvah—a genuine relationship with God. The name Jesus still has a funny taste in my …

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Because of Jesus…I can FLY again

I remember being captivated by butterflies when I was little. I loved how they were so effortlessly beautiful and free. Wherever they flew I always ran as fast as I could to catch them, I guess I wanted that beauty for myself. I remember, one day  watching intently as a monarch butterfly landed on a flower …

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I Couldn’t Allow Myself  To Get In The Way, Anymore. 

I have been in church my whole life. I grew up in a Pentecostal home and I have continued with that faith. There’s something that people might not understand though. Just because someone grew up in a church and lived in a pastor’s home, does not mean that everything was fine and dandy with their personal, …

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Wrong Turn, Right God

Prodigal: “a person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way”. I’ve never had enough money in my eighteen years of life to spend it in a “recklessly extravagant way” but I have done so with my time, which is an even greater gift from God. I wasted time with the wrong people. I wasted …

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