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“I found heaven in pieces, the glimmer and dust. Broken glass in reflection till we shine like the sun.” Glimmer in the Dust by Hillsong United   All of my life I have been afraid that I was too broken to be worth anything. I realize that everyone knows that they have something wrong with them … More | B R O K E N |

| S A I N T S |

November 1st is a day that on the Christian calendar is known as All Saints Day. It may sound odd to some, but I think we miss out on blessings by ignoring holy days like this one. Growing up in an evangelical church world, I lived with an inaccurate view of who and what defined … More | S A I N T S |

| A D V E N T |

“Oh Light, come to reconcile, come in like a child. Holy night. Oh Light, our hopes and all our fears, met within your sight. Holy Night.”  –Oh Light by Gungor Welcome to Advent, the time every year where we as people of faith have the chance to meditate on the incarnation of Christ and all … More | A D V E N T |

| B A R E |

 I have always hated locker rooms… It’s just a fact of my life. There are many reasons that I hate them to be sure, but the greatest reason is that I have always been 100% TERRIFIED of nudity. I remember being a teenager and going to the YMCA with my family and there were these … More | B A R E |

| A B I D E |

  “As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love.” John 15:9 (NKJV)  Why is this so difficult a task for so many of us? To abide in His love; to make our home there. Some days it feels as if the church has made a show of following Christ … More | A B I D E |

| I D E N T I T Y |

This past week has not been the easiest. Self reflection can sometimes be painful, and growth isn’t always the most comfortable thing. You don’t really realize how deep the lies have crept and how quickly they come to the surface until you focus on speaking truth. But over the past week one thing has been … More | I D E N T I T Y |

| L E N T |

Today (Ash Wednesday) starts the Lenten season, and this year I am planning to not just give something up, but I am also planning to add a few things to my life. One of the things that I will be doing which I found on Margaret Feinberg’s blog, is a 40 day reading plan of … More | L E N T |

| L E T | G O |

This year for Christmas, I gave my family some challenges. I gave them some vague ideas of what I wanted, but mostly I wanted them to choose the gifts that they bought me. As part of that, I asked my parents to buy me a necklace from The Giving Keys, but I asked them to … More | L E T | G O |

| F E M I N I N E |

Welcome to the Advent series I am writing for 2015. Over the last few years I have really fallen in love with the celebration of Advent and I am excited to write about this season over the next four weeks. These posts, while finding their root in themes surrounding the coming of Christ, are not … More | F E M I N I N E |