Here's the deal, straight up: I leave in seven days and I have cried every day for a week and I don't see the end of that in sight.
I could tell you every single God story of how He brought me here, to be a completely scatterbrained individual with a tried and true acceptance letter sitting in front of me, but I won't. He has been so faithful through all of this, through every doctors appointment, every deep spiritual question on the application, the time that I realized this trip was $3000 less than I expected, and even every conversation of people wanting to support my trip, I'm so thankful.
Last Thursday though, it hit me, and it hit me hard. I'm over here stressing, getting all proud of myself, what God's going to do through me, months and years down the road. But Thursday, the reality hit. He's doing stuff, big things, in and through me, here, now.
I hear all these stories of people saying "Well, why did God make sin?" "Why did God make pain?" "Why is God putting me through this pain?" I wanted to take some time to dig into this, so that maybe those who have these thoughts, will better understand, it's not of God for you to sin… Continue reading And it was GOOD.
I'm one of those people that doesn't just see something happen and then it gets lost in my mind, if I see something impactful, I dwell on it. I have super bad memory, short and long term, unless it's something impactful, then it's stuck in my mind. This past Monday, I had coffee with someone… Continue reading When you’re feeling too many feelings
People. Christians + Non-Christians. They're all talking about the same events about this world right now, but everyone has a different view. But don't give up hope on this world. Don't do it. In the Bible, does Jesus say "hate those who persecute you"? NO! Here's what he said: "But I say to you, Love… Continue reading Talkin’ about what REALLY matters
I feel like every one of us goes through a period when they think one thing is going to happen and they have their future all planned out but then God says hold up, that's not the plan. Back it up now, y'all. Oh wait, not cha-cha slide. Aaaanywho, for a month or so I've been praying… Continue reading My plan < God's plan