In the mist of hardship we've prayed for many things, but what do we do when we cry out to God and he doesn't answer? Do we get upset, grow distant or become defeated? I know at one point or another I've sadly experience all of these, but maybe God is teaching us something through … Continue reading Why doesn’t God seem to answer my prayers?
Sweetheart, I know you're hurting and times are hard, but I encourage you to press into God. Though your thoughts dwell on that boy you like and hope to be excepted by your peers, keep your eyes fixed on Jesus. There are so many distractions and so little time. So dive into the beauty of … Continue reading A Letter to my 16 Year Old Self
In these last few years I've learned, if you want something in life go for it. Seek it out with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, but what if that dream is no longer serving God? Since I was 16 I traveled back and forth from LA for 5 to sometimes 10 hours a … Continue reading A Dream vs Reality
In elementary school we learned we were one nation under God with liberty and justice for all, we also learned 2 divided by 2 equals 1. So if we are the United States, why are we so divided? Throughout this turbulent season of politics I've watching the news inattentively, but have been reminded of the solid … Continue reading A Divided Nation
Through the beautifully manicured Instagram posts, a feeling of hopelessness begins to sweep over my heart. Just Married, expecting, engaged, new job, first home, the list goes on. I'm overjoyed for my friends successes and those newly wed, but if God has a plan. Why do I feel so discouraged? Yesterday, as tears ran down … Continue reading Enduring Through the Storm