The 5-Second Rule Doesn’t Work For Sin

I once saw a meme about the five-second rule. There was a picture of pizza on the ground, and the caption was a conversation that went something like this: Germs: Look, pizza! We must attack! Germ King: No, we must wait five seconds. It’s the rule. Like . . . yeah. That makes total sense….

Pray Before You Vent

“It’s just not fair!” I’ll text my friend. And then, because I’m a writer, it will be quite a few paragraphs full of emotion and typos before I’ll stop with “End rant. Sorry for venting.” She’ll assure me that it’s totally fine, and that it’s good to talk to someone about your struggles. And I…

Is the grass greener on the other side?

“He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much, and he who is unjust in what is least is unjust also in much.” –Luke 16:10 Hey guys! It’s been such a long time since I have been able to post! Feels like forever. This has been on my heart for a while, and I wanted to share it…

The Patience and Waiting Time

“[You] said you were overwhelmed and discouraged. I want to tell you something a dear older “grandma” told us last winter- ‘This is the waiting and patience time,’” a friend messaged me last night. Yeah, the waiting and patience time. Here it was again. Not the exact same words, perhaps, but the same message that…

God’s Plans Are Different Than Ours

“His strategies seldom make sense, but His purposes are never thwarted.” -Levi Lusko When I was younger, my family hosted a home church or two. At one point there were at least twenty people coming every week, and it was great. But one Sunday, we cleaned the house, made food, and… no one showed up….