culture · identity · relationships

why we shouldn’t be striving to get back to normal

After over a year, I've finally made it back to this platform! I wanted to take a second before I dive into our topic for today to thank each and every one of you for continually asking me how my writing is going. Every single time someone new asked me about this blog and if… Continue reading why we shouldn’t be striving to get back to normal

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7 verses to lean on when you need support

Over the past few days I've begun to pray about a venture that might ultimately change the course of my life. I touched a little on this in my previous blog post, but never delved into specifics. While I still am not comfortable with fully explaining what is going on right now, it's been something… Continue reading 7 verses to lean on when you need support

culture · identity · relationships

how to put OK before your WHY

I don't know why all of this is happening, it's really hard to trust God's plan right now. But we are not called to understand His plan. I'm reminded of yesterday's sermon, say "okay" first and "why" later. It's not easy, but one day we will see the full picture.Joseph Philip Johnson Today marks the… Continue reading how to put OK before your WHY

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Please Stop Judging When Your Opinion Isn’t Taken.

Over the past twenty-something weeks, Joe and I have been bombarded with opinions, practical solutions, and suggestions from people who claim they know what's best because they've been through it before. Let me let you in on a little secret: just because you've been there, done that, does not mean you know what's best. I… Continue reading Please Stop Judging When Your Opinion Isn’t Taken.

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how to deal with family during the holidays

One of the greatest commandments that, I believe, trips up Christians time and time again is the one in Exodus 20:12: Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. The real question begins when we reach the holiday season: how do we honor our parents and… Continue reading how to deal with family during the holidays

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how to deal with other people living out your dreams

This week I wanted to touch on a topic that is not only near and dear to my heart, but is relatable to just about everyone: how to deal with situations that involve other people living out dreams you've had for your own life. Because these scenarios are so familiar, I will also be including… Continue reading how to deal with other people living out your dreams

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and if not, He is still good.

Oh how Satan fights against us. Recently Joe and I have been wrestling with all sorts of things, ranging from unfair practices to personal life roadblocks and questions no human being could ever fully answer. There have been tears. Oh so many tears. And the pain has been almost unbearable. But through it all, our… Continue reading and if not, He is still good.