Fleeting to Secure Identity

“For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” Ephesians 2:10 That Bible verse is such a beautiful promise of what the Lord desires for us in our life. Yet we are told by society that our identity … Continue reading Fleeting to Secure Identity

Drama in the Family

“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.” Isaiah 43:2 This verse can be used as a source of hope in … Continue reading Drama in the Family

Look to the Son

My heart is hardened with hatred. The sun is not hot enough to melt away its grief. No words, no pills can remove its grip on me. Despair and destruction whirl my emotions like a hurricane. My soul feels like an abyss, stagnant. I am told to look to a different sun, the one spelled … Continue reading Look to the Son

Scarcity to Sufficient Joy

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2Cor 9:8 I complain about not having enough. Not having, enough sleep, not enough money to cover my needs or emergencies, not being healthy enough, not being … Continue reading Scarcity to Sufficient Joy

Know it alls, really don’t know it all…

“The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice” Proverbs 12:15 It was a beautiful afternoon in Los Angeles and I was walking home after school from the bus stop. I decided to walk a different way home than what my mother suggested, because I believed … Continue reading Know it alls, really don’t know it all…

Complaining

Do all things without grumbling or questioning...” Philippians 2:14 If complaining were an Olympic sport, I would have more medals than Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps. I love to vent about what makes me mad or angry about myself and the world around me. I can complain about complaining. There is such a high level of … Continue reading Complaining