When I started living for Christ, and I mean really living for Him, I wasn’t living that “life” full of death and despair anymore. I wasn't letting the old things define me anymore. But this new life meant choosing to die on that cross every single day. It meant constantly choosing true life, full life, over broken, suffocating, oppressed life. Live over death. Every single day.
God wanted to create something beautiful. So He created each and everyone of us to fit perfectly into His work of art. The most beautiful being in the entire universe created YOU to add color to His world. He wants your color to shine and show the power and grace of the Water of Life!
I’m a runner, a very good runner. Not an athletic runner. No, no, no. I can hardly run up a flight of stairs without feeling like I need pay a visit to the ER. I run away from people. I run away from situations. I run away from responsibility. And I’ve gotten darn good at … Continue reading See Christ. Be Christ.
I met a woman the other day at a local concert. After discovering my name, she told me that she had read some of my writing and that she loved it. My face twisted with a strange combination of confusion, embarrassment, and joy. What deep dark corner of the internet had this woman stumbled upon to discover my writing?
“You better start typing” - These words were the answer to one of the most desperate and passionate prayers I’ve ever uttered: “God, how do you want to use me? How can I do Your will? How can I make a touch the people whom I encounter in my life with Your love?” I was … Continue reading “You Better Start Typing”
As 2015 was approaching, I decided that this year was going to be different. I didn’t want to make resolutions because my history with those hasn’t been too grand! But I created a system that I thought would work for me: I would set smaller, more realistic goals for myself at the beginning of each … Continue reading Why I Went a Month Without Makeup