Pruning involves getting rid of unwanted parts to improve structure and encourage healthy growth. What will I have to give up and how?
Maybe sometimes I feel defeated by not being able to serve at the magnitude that I desire, but one thing both knowledge and love has taught me is that God is more powerful and merciful than I could ever imagine and by His will, He will use me in ways I never thought possible.
My faith has been strained lately. Not in the sense that I would fall away, but more so that I haven't felt much of an emotional connection.
Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. For since He Himself was tempted in that which He has suffered, He is able to come to … Continue reading Jesus Can Empathize
No, no, no! I'm not supposed to cry. I'm not supposed to be sad. I have the joy of the Lord in my heart. Where is my faith if I give into these emotions? But I can't hold them back.
For eight Thanksgivings I have not been able to enjoy the food. But not this year. My progress in overcoming some big issues with eating has led to this special day. A day I have been waiting for for nine years. To be free from eating the same food every day just to survive is … Continue reading A Special Thanksgiving
Staring out the window No motivation inside My lost mind is Frozen Lying in bed No energy to get up The will to try is Frozen Watching TV Just passing time Til misery subsides I'm Frozen Sitting in the corner Hugging my knees Hanging my head as I'm Frozen Lying on the floor Crying through … Continue reading Poem: Frozen
We are weak. We are all weak in some area that we think we are confident, and in a moments glimpse we can sin in a way that will cause our hearts to grieve.
When someone you have looked up to, loved, and respected has been revealed in living in the depths of sin, what will you put on?
She was the one. The only one that understood the magnitude of my struggles. The depth of pain it caused to the extent of hope it drew out. She was my sweet sister, mother in the faith, and inspiring friend — Deb. Deb related to me on a level that no one else had. Being … Continue reading She Got It