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

Why Change is Necessary and Beautiful

    Change. It is often unwelcome, yet always inevitable. It is often unexpected, but always an adventure. It is sometimes good and sometimes bad, but it is always a life-changing experience. No matter how hard we fight or pray, we cannot prevent change. And, over the last few years, God has shown me that … Continue reading Why Change is Necessary and Beautiful

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

The Word in the words

             I love books. I love reading. I love writing. I love words. I always have.              I'm fascinated by the different meanings that words can have, the different ways that people interpret words and verses. I love to compare and contrast different verses and writing styles. I love dialogue. I love poetry. I love … Continue reading The Word in the words