If you follow me on Instagram, you know that last week I posted a video talking about an experience I had years ago, where I was preparing to work in ministry full time. In 2011, before I graduated college, I had been working with my university's branch of InterVarsity. Greek InterVarsity, the group that worked … Continue reading I was told I was unfit for Ministry: because of my anxiety.
I’m more than my anxiety. Right?
I've battled anxiety for almost as long as I can remember. I'm in my early thirties now, and I distinctly remember being anxious shortly prior to middle school - so for the majority of my time living so far...I've been anxious. That really sucks to say. Even as someone who blogs and talks about anxiety … Continue reading I’m more than my anxiety. Right?
How to Keep Your Anxiety in Check When The World Is Spinning Out of Control
Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.Unknown The world as we've known it continues to change and evolve in ways that are scary to me, and chances … Continue reading How to Keep Your Anxiety in Check When The World Is Spinning Out of Control
Parent Anxiety: When You Worry For Your Children
A few nights ago, in a town not so far from where I live, there was a tragic shooting involving 6 people. Three of them, teenagers, were wounded - one fatally shot in the head. As details of the shooting were revealed, my family realized that the man shot was the son of someone close … Continue reading Parent Anxiety: When You Worry For Your Children
Living Faith The Size Of A Mustard Seed
As I was driving to work today, the radio hosts were talking about a question that came in from someone asking "what do I do when I start to question my faith?" They talked about how important it is to answer questions like that, and that we all go through periods of doubting our faith … Continue reading Living Faith The Size Of A Mustard Seed
Children Are A Lesson in Selflessness
Between all the diaper changes, late night rockings to sleep, kissing boo boos, and everything else we do to make our babies feel better, there's not much our children can do in their lifetimes to pay us back for all the sacrifices we make for them. The hand drawn pictures are wonderful, but they don't … Continue reading Children Are A Lesson in Selflessness
Because of Him, We Don’t Need to Worry.
In case you missed it, I had an eventful last weekend! My little brother is now a married man, and the wedding was a great success! But, before the wedding? I was a little bit of a mess. Despite my strongest efforts, I am a worrier. I've been battling this my entire adult life, and … Continue reading Because of Him, We Don’t Need to Worry.
How To React When God Doesn’t Answer
There are times that I've been frustrated with God lately. When I'm trying to put my daughter to bed and she won't cooperate. When we've been asleep for 4 hours, and she wakes up sick, throwing up and screaming and won't go back to sleep for another 2 hours. When I'm on the brink of … Continue reading How To React When God Doesn’t Answer
Seeing God’s presence in an Ultrasound.
I had an ultrasound appointment this week to check on Baby H. My last doctor scheduled an extra ultrasound for us because my stomach was/is not measuring where it "needs" to be. I was 32 weeks pregnant at the time of the appointment, and my stomach was measuring around 29 cm (which is typical for … Continue reading Seeing God’s presence in an Ultrasound.