Pain Becomes Our Teacher

Today, August 14, 2018, would have been eight years of being married. I was eighteen years old at the time, with barely three months out of high school and my then husband was twenty seven years of age. That day, I remember having doubts about the huge commitment I was about to make. But, my…

Don’t Look Back

“Living in the past is like living in a jail cell with the gate wide open.” I cannot believe how long I lived without knowing the truth. I was always drawn to self-help books and motivational speakers and i’d get so excited about learning and trying all these new ways to have a happier life. In fact, one of…

You Can Be Changed!

Last summer (2017), I remember wanting a change in my life. I wanted my circumstances to change, and I also wanted those around me to change. I was tired of  feeling unappreciated and alone even when I wasn’t alone. I wanted my partner to make me happy and to love me the way I wanted…

Idols, Love, and Friendships

Remember being that young kid wanting to grow up? I do. I remember always acting to be an adult, more like a spouse, in almost every acting game I played with my cousins. We always acted as if we had a husband and that we were stay at home moms. (My cousins and I would watch TOO many…

I’m Saved! Now What?

Okay, so now you accepted Jesus as your Lord, but now what? As baby Christians, it is very easy for us to think that just because we became baptized, and are now fired up for this new life, we don’t need to do anything else and God will take care of the rest with no pain or…

Who’s are You?

Are You tired of wondering about who you’re supposed to be in this world?  Seeking happiness in romanic relationships that never last? Or, perhaps longing for a significant position and searching for careers that will fulfill that desire? We’re all guilty of having these thoughts and desires. We seek happiness in things and positions that…