23 Things I Learned on My 23rd Year

"I don't know about you, but I'm feeling 22." The iconic Taylor Swift song was released when I was 16. From that time on, I spent every year looking forward to the day I turned 22, just so I can finally claim the song. *not even kidding* Since I sp ...

The Dissonance of Abortion and Women’s Rights

My dad sent me a download link to a movie yesterday morning. Gosnell: America's Greatest Serial Killer The title had me horrified at first, until he went on to tell me that I should watch the movie because it tackled one of the things I advocated f ...

Finding Rest in the Christmas Rush

How ironic is it that I’m missing out on sweet time with my Jesus because of the frivolities that come with Christmas, frivolities that are supposed to be all about celebrating Him in the first place?

Loving Him in the Little Things

Rolling over my bed, I groggily opened my eyes and grabbed my phone from the side-table to check the time. "7:15 am" I jolted up and out of that mattress in record time. Nothing wakes me up like the realization that I'm running late. By 8 am, I was ...

God’s Goal Isn’t to Make You Happy

There are several one-liners I like to keep putting out there, one of which is "God cares more about making you holy than making you happy." Flashback to the famous A Walk to Remember movie where Mandy Moore was at a crossroads and when asked what God ...

How To Know If He’s In Love With You

As a business graduate, there's one rule I got out of my accounting classes that I continue to live by today: never assume unless otherwise stated. Being such a stickler for rules, I made sure to adhere to this one. Apparently, that one went down for bett ...

When It’s Hard to Let Go

“Why did you even let the relationship go on for as long as it did?” I looked my friend right in the eye and refused to budge my line of questioning. Here was a man who fell in love with a lady he knew from the beginning wasn’t the one God had for him. H ...

Let’s Talk About Friendship

For the past few weeks, I’ve been pondering on why it's so difficult to build true, soul relationships with other people. It’s difficult to start to begin with and eventually they become difficult to keep. I’ve watched people come and go and I’ve watched ...

Fight for Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” - Proverbs 4:23 This verse has been preached a thousand times in a thousand different ways. But such are the joys of the Bible being living and active - there’s always something ne ...