Three Keys to Being a Good Friend

The topic of ‘friends’ has been a theme in my life recently. From old friends, and new friends, to long distance friends, close friends, and dramatic friends… they just keep coming up in my life, prayers, and thoughts. In the past, I have done a lot of study on what a friend is, and there…

Are You Ready To Be A Burning Bush?

“There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. So Moses thought, ‘I will go over and see this strange sight—why the bush does not burn up.’ When the Lord saw that he…

For the Girls: Responding to Chivalry

Recently, there has been a guy in my life who has completely taken me by surprise. You see, he has demonstrated chivalry to me and the girls around me. But, he isn’t flirting. Isn’t it sad, though, that that was the first thing I have to clarify? Isn’t it sad that I am so utterly surprised and…

Lost in God

“Who is like You, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?” – Exodus 15:11  At the moment, I’m a bit confused. Well, slightly more than a bit. Well, maybe more than that… you get the picture. Have I confused you? Well, let me explain it: I’m…

Surrendering Our Struggles

Once upon a time there was a girl. Her brother was good at math. He was strong and fast. She was the youngest in her class. She wasn’t the tallest. She was shy. She was happy and confident in who she was, but she certainly wasn’t the best at much. But, she was okay with this. She didn’t rely on…