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02 – life

Real Friends

God is good. This weekend I went on a retreat with  my youth.  Going into the retreat I was thinking the same thing I always think before going on one of the retreats. “None of my really good friends are going, and I went last year, so is it worth …

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Together: Sinking Deeper.

Community. How do you create depth within relationships among people who you can’t seem to make it below the surface with? My idea? Start it yourself. Take one step of courage; be open enough to reach Real. These past couple days God has brought a few opportunities just to talk …

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God Has A Plan For You!

As I was listening to the radio one night, a podcast by the name of Paws & Tales came on. I decided to listen to it just for fun, and it reminded me that God has a plan for you, and that everyone is made differently. We all have are own set of …

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Busyness

Drowning slowly in a flood of tasks Our strife barley covered by the smiles on our masks But you can’t slow down; there’s too much to do! Yet it feels like everything falls onto you Strangely enough, a tugging is felt As though you’re forgetting something on which you once …

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The Baby Story

One of the things that I struggle with the most is self-esteem. The major thing in my life that has made me very aware of what I do is my family but, particularly with my parents and older sister. Why? Well, because my parents are always pushing me to be …

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God’s House

Put yourself in this situation, God has made a Beautiful house for you, but you might not like where it leads or its location. All you have to do is do what God says. On the other path is a great hilltop with an amazing view of an ocean. There …

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His Love Endures Forever

Ever been disappointed to the point of feeling so empty that you just want to give up on life? Recently my father had been diagnosed with cancer. The surgery went well and now on chemotherapy. The treatment was supposed to be done by Christmas but keeps getting pushed back and …

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Praying for Our Enemies

It’s very easy to pray for those who we get along with, those who we love. The real challenge comes when we need to pray about those that we may dislike. Nobody gets along well with everyone, we all have that one person who gets under our skin constantly. It …

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Slipping on Thin Ice

It’s funny how when you look up beauty you don’t get a sunset or paintings. You get people. We are so absorbed in ourselves that we don’t look around at all the beauty in this world we are just stuck looking in the mirror. Why is that, I mean there …

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Expectations

Who’s expectations are you living up to? Our world today has set expectations that are completely unrealistic, and we are constantly being bombarded with ways look better, and feel better, make more money… the list goes on. They convince people through clever marketing skills to participate in becoming who they …

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