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Life can be messy and complicated, and there is nothing I enjoy more than having a deep, heart-level conversation with a friend who wants to get into the trenches. This blog is about getting in those trenches, grappling with complicated topics, and shining the hope of Christ in the messy places.


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Taking control when God goes inactive

Taking control when God goes inactive

I hate inaction. I can’t stand it in the workplace when a vision has been cast or a plan created and there is no movement. I am a doer, a mover. And the older I get, the more I see that God loves to do just that. God loves to plant a desire in my heart or even give me a vision of His plan for me and then… pause. He seemingly goes inactive.

Fearing bad news

Fearing bad news

There is a lot of bad news I can imagine receiving, and recently I’ve found myself constantly imagining some of my worst fears coming to fruition. I’ve been told this is normal, but I don’t want to keep getting slammed with fear of bad news. And I’m realizing I don’t have to…

When you know, you know: finding a life partner

When You Know, You Know

How do you know when you’ve found “the one”? Finding confidence in choosing a life partner.

Praying honestly: God can handle it

Praying honestly: God can handle it

Ever feel like you can’t be honest with God in prayer? I used to think it was sinful or immature to express negative feelings to God. I was afraid if I communicated hurt or frustration in my prayers, I would somehow diminish God’s power or disprove my trust in Him.

Confession: I lied

Confession: I lied

It’s true. I lied. I did something that I didn’t think was wrong or a big deal, but then I was confronted about it and realized otherwise.  Instead of fessing up…

Single girls: keeping your newly married friends

Single girls: keeping your newly married friends

During my single years, I watched friend after friend get married. I was thrilled for them. Truly.  But as the date of their wedded bliss grew closer and closer, I…

A Time To Be Selfish

A time to be selfish

“College is your time to be selfish.” I distinctly remember uttering those words.
As an 18 year old, I left my hometown and headed 12 hours away to a university full of strangers. I wanted it that way…

Everyone is under encouraged.

Everyone is under-encouraged

Everyone is under-encouraged. I grew up hearing my dad say that sentence on repeat. Everyone is under-encouraged. If you’re like 95% of the humans in our society (including myself), you’re…

The one thing I didn't believe God could do.

The one thing I didn’t believe God could do

God can do immeasurably more than we can ask or imagine.  God will give you the desires of your heart.  God has plans for you– plans to prosper you, not to…