This is a timely reminder to me that Philippians 1:6 is truly in progress in my life. Sometimes I think we can become so focused on our shortcomings and flaws that we forget about this promise.
“I’m proud of you.” These are four small words that pretty much every person on the planet longs to hear. And yet, for whatever reason, a lot of us have a hard time saying them to ourselves.
Today, a friend and I are starting a journey through a book called 100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs. Every day we will read an excerpt that is designed to help us unlock our “most courageous selves.” I’m excited! And I’m hopeful. But I am also a little bit nervous! Choosing to be … Continue reading 100 Days to Brave: Day 1
If I could talk to my teenage self, I would say… You are worth more. Don’t let other people define your value. Don’t let boys define your value. Don’t let your body, your appearance, your talents, or your popularity define your value. Because you are worth more. You are worth more than they understand. You … Continue reading Dear Teenage Self…
It was nearly ten years ago now when I underwent the greatest personal revolution of my lifetime. It was during this season that, by some divine miracle, I was able to overcome the sinister and manipulative tactics of the eating disorder which had held my life in bondage for the past seven years, and begin … Continue reading A Woman on a Journey
There is a box that sits on the shelf in my home office, full of old journals that I have written in over the years. These journals tell the story of my life. They give an account of my journey to grow in faith and character, and the ups and downs of my battles and … Continue reading Learning to Love My ‘Roller Coaster’ Life