Isaiah 12

Isaiah 12

"Indeed, God is my salvation; I will trust him and not be afraid, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my song." Isaiah 12:2 My biggest fear is that I am walking down the wrong path. That I am somehow missing my calling, missing out on the best parts of my life. [...]

Craving Growth

Craving Growth

In college I really began to come into my faith. I started learning what it was like to have a relationship with Jesus and live out my faith every day. I was excited about beginning to walk on this faith journey that was more than Sunday mornings and praying when I needed something. I began [...]

Jesus Revealing Truth

Jesus Revealing Truth

As I was reading Matthew 21, this conversation between Jesus and the Pharisees caught my particular attention: 23 Jesus entered the temple courts, and, while he was teaching, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him. “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave you this authority?” 24 Jesus [...]

Healing Worship

Healing Worship

I've learned a part of maturing is doing the things you don't wan't to do but know you need to do. At least, that's what I told myself one Sunday as I got ready for church. My body was charged with anxiety, my mind weighed down from the difficult week. I was getting emotional thinking [...]

Gentle Answers

Gentle Answers

I ended my last blog post with a verse from Proverbs. “A gentle answer turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.” Proverbs 15:1 I think a lot of us can attest to this verse. We’ve been on a receiving side of someone snapping an angry answer at us, only to feel that [...]

I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

I settled down in the lawn chair, looking out into the changing colors of the woods, wrapping my blanket around my legs. The air was cool, a slight breeze picking up every now and then. The sun was shining down on my face through the trees, warming me. I reached into my backpack and pulled [...]