Free to Be Free: Breaking the Chains of Religion, Anxiety, and the Disease to Please

  Tyler bought me this bracelet months ago. When I first read the quote, it honestly brought tears to my eyes. I know what it's like to be "perfect," or at least give the illusion that I am. And I know how it feels to be free from that burden. My entire childhood I was the … Continue reading Free to Be Free: Breaking the Chains of Religion, Anxiety, and the Disease to Please

It’s Choosing Jesus Blog’s 2 year Anniversary! And, in Celebration, here is my very first post.

The 2 year anniversary of my blog launch and first post just passed and, in celebration, I thought I would share my very first post. To those of you who have followed from the beginning, THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart. And, to those of you who have just joined in, THANK YOU … Continue reading It’s Choosing Jesus Blog’s 2 year Anniversary! And, in Celebration, here is my very first post.

Jesus is My Why – Overcoming Writer’s Block and Self-Sabotaging Lies

Just a heads up, I'm about to be very honest and vulnerable. I've been struggling lately. Really struggling. In more than one area, but especially and specifically with writing. I haven't written anything or felt like I had anything to write for weeks. I've said over and over to both God and my Husband, Tyler, "I … Continue reading Jesus is My Why – Overcoming Writer’s Block and Self-Sabotaging Lies

Let’s Be Real – Addressing the Idea that Christians are Perfect

Psst... Lean in closer. I want to tell you a secret. But you can't tell anyone. Get ready. This a good one. Here goes... Christians are not perfect.  Shhhh!! Yes, it's true. But you can't tell anyone! You will ruin the image that has been developed for years. Somewhere along the way, some Christians started acting … Continue reading Let’s Be Real – Addressing the Idea that Christians are Perfect

Free from Fear

            This is what my journal looks like this morning. With my lack of artistic handwriting, it's rough, messy, jagged, real... me.             One of my greatest life struggles has always been fear. Not of the dark, not of being alone, not of current circumstances, but fear of the unknown, fear of the completely imagined … Continue reading Free from Fear

The One thing that is Impossible for God

            I was praying about a couple of very important situations a few nights ago. As I did, I went to my Bible and asked God to let it open to exactly what He wanted me to pray over these situations. As soon as I opened my Bible, it fell to a commentary page entitled … Continue reading The One thing that is Impossible for God