Is God less good to me?

The love of your life just broke up with you and your heart is shattered. Your life just isn’t what you thought it would be. Nothing seems to go your way. Your friends are thriving post-college and you still can’t land a full-time job with benefits. You hate your job and your boss is the […]

Road Rage + The Holy Spirit

“And we urge you, brothers and sisters, admonish the undisciplined, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient toward all.” Two nights ago, just before falling asleep, I asked God to use me, to allow me to be His hands and feet in my day. I specifically prayed, “Lord, help me be loving, kind, gracious, […]

You are not a victim

Life is full of disappointments and hardships. It just is. No matter how well you and I try to live this life, we won’t escape tragedy, hard times, and disappointments. It’s a certainty. So many of us are experiencing those things right now. We didn’t get into our dream college; we didn’t get the job we […]

From Grumbling To Gratitude

I’m going to be brutally honest here. I hate folding my husband’s undershirts. I’ve never been a fan of folding laundry, but his laundry is the worst. When we first got married, folks would ask, “What’s been the biggest surprise in marriage?” “THE AMOUNT OF LAUNDRY HE ADDS.” was always my reply. My husband owns […]

Hating on Monday

We hate Mondays. Don’t we?  Every Monday, my instagram, twitter, and facebook feeds are filled with images, memes, and general posts about how awful Mondays are. We live for the weekends and dread Monday’s return. When the inevitable happens, and we wake up on Monday,  we often whine or complain about the day until it’s over.  […]

Unmet expectations

My life doesn’t look like I thought it would. Pretty much every heart-to-heart conversation I’ve had over the last month could be boiled down to this sentence:  My life doesn’t look like I thought it would.  Most of the time, this was said in a negative sense. I just finished my freshman year in college […]