“In order to honor the Lord, you must respect and defer to the authority of every human institution, whether it be the highest ruler or the governors he puts in place to punish lawbreakers and to praise those who do what’s right. For it is God’s will for you to silence the ignorance of foolish … Continue reading Submit to Every Human Institution
How often in life do you sit and plot how you can get back at someone for something they have done to you? Or maybe, you’re plotting against someone because of something they have done to someone else. I know as a kid, I used to plot on how I could get back at my … Continue reading Vengeance Is Mine!
I have thought a lot about this phrase over the past few years. I used to think, “Well, don’t all lives matter, not just the black ones?” But then the more I read what my black friends were posting about this statement the more I realized the importance of this statement. This statement doesn’t say … Continue reading Black Lives Matter
It has been just over 2 months since I last posted and in those two months I have: packed up my life, got a new career, was accepted into the MS Marriage and Family Therapy program, said goodbye to my family and friends, got a new car, moved to Florida, changed positions after the first … Continue reading Connection
It's been a while since I've taken time to sit and write. However, it was because I was traveling and spending time with family. A lot has changed in my life since my previous post, so this is an update on what my future is looking like. I went to Israel last month, it was … Continue reading Flow With It
However, as I typed that I thought to myself, "By saying that, am I really patient?" This past week I was in Florida for a few reasons. I was able to help one of my dearest friends by taking her youngest son to be with his grandparents, I had class for 3 days, and then … Continue reading Being patient sucks!
I was listening to a sermon by Pastor Eric Johnson from Bethel in Redding, CA and he said something about God has a plan A for you. I then heard Papa say, "Your plan B is my plan A." I stopped a moment (I was in the middle of pressure washing a deck) and I … Continue reading Plan B
There are so many things that we have to earn: Good grades, Paychecks, Trust, Respect... the list could go on. However, I have a question... how do you feel when it seems like you're always having to earn someone's love and approval? Let me tell you about the one thing we will never have to … Continue reading You Can’t Earn It
For as long as I can remember I have been mesmerized by nature. Specifically the mountains, trees, and the sky. When I was a kid I had a dream that the I was able to see the Northern Lights from my house in South Carolina. I remember waking up and wishing it would be able … Continue reading And At Last I’ve Seen the Lights
As I was heading to Banff, Canada last week I was looking out the window to the clouds and scenery. At first there weren't many clouds, but we then got to a place that all you could see in any direction were these beautiful white clouds. In the moment I thought to myself, "Wow, that's … Continue reading 30,000 feet above the earth