A while back, I wrote a post defining biblical meditation in light of what I was learning in my study on Psalm 119. In that blog post, I spent the majority of my time discussing the “what” of biblical meditation as well as challenging us to include that same biblical practice in our day to … Continue reading Be Strong and Courageous and… Meditate?
It’s been a busy past couple of months, but I’m grateful that even in that busyness God has still been teaching and growing me. One of the things that I’ve been learning about as of late is how to manage my time well. Before I dive into some of the more practical points of this … Continue reading 4 Ways to Manage Your Time to the Glory of God
Well, here we are. We made it! We have reached the end of 2020. And I’m sure that most of us aren’t too sad about it. As I’ve thought about this past year, and what on earth I should say on this, the final blog post of 2020, I finally landed on honesty. I decided … Continue reading This is Me Being Honest About 2020
Yesterday I began a two part holiday “special” centering on Psalms 118 and 145. (If you haven’t read it yet, you can find the post here) Reading these Psalms reminded me that on a holiday like Thanksgiving, there is no greater gift that we could be thankful for then God Himself. If we woke up … Continue reading 12 Irrefutable Reasons to Praise God This Thanksgiving (Part 2)
In preparation for Thanksgiving, I’ve been looking up words such as thanks and thank, in my bible to see what I could learn from the contexts in which they are used. During my search, I came across two Psalms that I would have never associated with this holiday if it had not been for the … Continue reading 12 Irrefutable Reasons to Praise God This Thanksgiving (Part 1)
I was little, probably nine, and my heart was broken. I stared down at the thing in my hands. It was barely recognizable from what it was before. My little toy figure would never be able to ride my plastic horses again. Her leg had popped out of the socket, breaking the joint itself, and … Continue reading God Cares About the Little Things Too
Okay folks, you know what time it is! I’ve been blogging for what, 10 months now, and I have yet to give you a post with recommended bible study resources? I know, crazy right? Well, the moment has finally arrived! This week, I sat down and compiled a list of books that I have found … Continue reading 7 Bible Study Resources Every Christian Teen Needs to Know
At the time I’m writing this, it’s been a rough past few days. I’ve been battling some sinful thoughts and, for the most part, have been failing to win. It started out as just one little thought that briefly flickered across my brain. By the end of the week, it was a full on deluge … Continue reading I Tried to Fight Sin Without Scripture
Dear Friend, I’ve had chronic illness since I was born. I don’t know you, but I wanted to write this because I know that you, like me, can feel desperately alone. It’s the kind of loneliness that twists in your gut even when you are surrounded by people. It’s the kind of loneliness I felt … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Chronically Ill Christian
What do you think of when you hear the word meditate? I know what I think of: someone sitting cross-legged on the floor with their hands in the air going, “humm.” The Saturday before last our church began our ladies’ study on Psalm 119—and in this famous passage of scripture the word meditate is everywhere! … Continue reading Are You Hungry?