This past year has no doubt been a season of growth for me. Quite possibly there have been more downs than ups, but in the downs I believe I have had substantial growth in my relationship with Christ, and for that I am exceedingly thankful. I think the thing I have learned most is what I am still learning: to look to Christ instead of my problems and to find my sufficiency in Him.
Sometimes I allow the negative circumstances in my life to consume my thoughts. Anxiety creeps in and I can’t focus on much else. Even when I believe I am doing what God wants by (more…)
For 21 days in October I am participating in Jeff Goins’s Intentional Blogging Challenge. Today the challenge is to publish a list post. With everything in me, I do not want to publish a list post. We millennials love to get stuff fast and that definitely includes the things we read. I get why list posts are so popular, and maybe that’s exactly why I don’t want to do it. I kind of don’t want to see another headline reading “3 Reasons Your Dog Can’t Poop on Trips” or “7 Reasons You Still Don’t Have Abs.” But I am a rule follower by nature, so I will be publishing my list post because that is what I was told to do.
Sometimes God has a cool way of (more…)