What I have learned this past year…and then some

Wow! I can't believe that another year has come and gone so quickly! It has been such a whirlwind of events- one right after another- and it seems that 2018 is going to start off just as busy as this year. I have been growing so much over the past 3 months during my DTS … Continue reading What I have learned this past year…and then some

Confessions of an Ex-Porn Addict

We live in a world where an answer to a question is just a few keystrokes away or finger taps away. There is such a strong surge of information coming at us from different media outlets, but along with the positive of technology comes the negative side. One of the things that have started to … Continue reading Confessions of an Ex-Porn Addict

Hindsight is good for faith

I went back to my really old blogging posts…like Xanga old! I was so amazed at how I used to be and how much God has changed me for the better. I was so depressed and bitter; I also had a lot of teenage angst. Here’s an excerpt from one of the last entries that … Continue reading Hindsight is good for faith

Forgiveness isn’t just for you

It is recess time and everyone in my fifth-grade class is anxious to get outside and play, including myself. There is laughter around me, of kids having fun, as I’m trying to swing as high as I can. When I finally stop swinging I hear a girl calling my name. I face in the direction … Continue reading Forgiveness isn’t just for you

This time is the last time

This morning on my way to church  I was thinking about how today is World Suicide Prevention Day; which has an important place in my heart because I have struggled as long as I can remember with depression and suicidal thoughts. Yep, you read that correct, I have not always been the happy-go-lucky person that … Continue reading This time is the last time

My heart aches for something more

I know that it’s been a while since I last wrote and it has been because I have approximately 4 weeks before I leave for the biggest adventure of my life! I’ll be jet-setting to Vancouver BC and will be attending a Discipleship Training School and I couldn’t be more excited! Recently, I had been … Continue reading My heart aches for something more

The silent victim of mental illness

Opening up about something that hurts you is uncomfortable but choosing how to deal with that is what defines you.