The Good Qualities of Satan

I remember when I was younger, I would daydream about my future husband. Of Course he had all these great qualities. As a teenager my first priority would be that he was good looking, but I wanted him to be smart too. And I wanted him to have a great personality and just enjoy my … Continue reading The Good Qualities of Satan

It’s Okay to Lose Control

So if you have read very many of my Instagram posts, you know I am a self-proclaimed control freak. Well, I think I want to take that back. In preparation for this blog post, I did a little research (that sounds better than I googled it). Let me tell you, out there in the Internet, … Continue reading It’s Okay to Lose Control

You are the branches – what that means for our relationships and how relationships influence us.

This past school year, I taught a unit with the theme “The Value of Life.” All throughout this unit, we discussed how we are influenced by the people around us, mainly our friends and family. My students agreed nearly every decision we make is influenced by our family. At first, some wanted to argue, but … Continue reading You are the branches – what that means for our relationships and how relationships influence us.

What does Everyday Abiding look like every day?

Over a year ago, I first heard Charles Stanley’s message on abiding. I thought, “Yes! This is what I need. This is what I am missing!” but in all honesty, abiding seemed like one of those super church words that everyone reaches for but no one ever actually achieves. Like self actualization in Maslow’s Hierarchy … Continue reading What does Everyday Abiding look like every day?