I hate that women feel the need to apologize for speaking. That they feel inadequate to even be heard. We apologize because we spoke over a man, we apologize when we disagree with someone's opinion, we apologize for simply standing still, for moving, for walking, for existing. If only we could fully grasp the fact … Continue reading I ain’t sorry…
For about a month now I've heard sermon after sermon, song after song and person after person talk about CONFIDENCE. So naturally, I started to listen. I most definitely have my insecurities and some days are worse than others but all in all I'm comfortable with who I am and what I have to offer … Continue reading Shall not boast..
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Psalm 23:5 For a long time I struggled with understanding what it meant to allow God to pour into me so that I could pour into others. I understood the analogy but not the … Continue reading My Cup Overflows
This past week I came across this hilarious picture online and while I laughed for a good while about it, I couldn't stop thinking about the truth of it. Part of my story includes a past of hypocrisy, shame, insecurity and more sin than I care to admit to but also of legalism and … Continue reading Against All Odds
Mark 16:15 And then he told them, "Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone." I am blessed to be part of a fantastic, anointed worship team. Each individual on the team brings something that the rest of us do not. We have several people who can play almost any instrument … Continue reading There is an I in T E A M
Ephesians 6:2-3 2"Honor your father and mother"-which is the first commandment with a promise- 3"so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth." Very recently I was reminded of the Father's love for His children through my own earthly dad. I was rushing out of the … Continue reading Adulting is hard..
2 Corinthians 10:12 "Not that we dare to classify or compare ourselves with some of those who are commending themselves. But when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding." Lately the topic of comparison keeps coming up everywhere I turn. In blogs, in sermons, in conversation … Continue reading Overcoming Comparison
John 14:16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, The last week has pretty much been an emotional roller coaster for me between hitting my first month at my new job, my doggo getting sick, one of my best friends experiencing a tragedy in … Continue reading Moving Forward
Acts 1:8 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” I was always a very quiet, shy child growing up. I was nice to people and always made … Continue reading Can I get a witness?
1 Samuel 13:8-10 8 Saul waited there seven days for Samuel, as Samuel had instructed him earlier, but Samuel still didn’t come. Saul realized that his troops were rapidly slipping away. 9 So he demanded, “Bring me the burnt offering and the peace offerings!” And Saul sacrificed the burnt offering himself.10 Just as Saul was finishing with … Continue reading Wait on it