I’ve Turned To God To Help My Heart

Dear heart, I know you are vulnerable. You are susceptible to believing everything that you are told of. You take every little detail – unfiltered. But I am holding you now saying, ‘I will guard you more, and I will learn to filter every thought, every feeling, and every word that will come to you’. I know you are bruised. You’ve...

Trust Me When I Say God Always Has A Plan

Trust me when I say God knows what he’s doing. Even if you’re confused and you don’t know how you’re going to move forward or where you’re going to go, he will always open a new door for you. An unexpected door. A door that could lead you to a kind of happiness you never imagined. A door that...

26 Ways To Take Your Life Back When You’re Broken

There’s an old, outdated assumption that time heals all wounds. But I believe this to be untrue. In the words of Dr. Phil, “Time doesn’t change us. It’s what we do with that time that changes us.” We are all more than capable of taking control back into our own hands when life knocks us down. It’s just a...

Read This When You’re Feeling Down On Life

When you’re feeling down on life, I hope that you can still find hope in the little things. I hope you can still fathom up a smile when your best friend tells you a funny story. I hope you can still see the color of the beautiful fall leaves even when the rest of the world feels so grey....

Maybe God Is Making You Wait Because He Wants You To Learn That There’s No Timeline For Anything In Life

Maybe you’re not where you want to be at 20 or 30 or 40 because God is teaching you that you can’t keep living your life according to what society is expecting, or what your parents are expecting or what you are expecting. Maybe the lesson is to let go all of the expectations, let go of all the...

7 Words to Live By

Here are seven of the most empowering words to live by that will help you become the wisest version of yourself and make the most out of your life: Patience: It takes time to find out who we are, what we need, and what kind of life we want to live – everything needs the right time to happen. To...

7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

“We can't hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really terrible to myself and relentlessly compare myself to other people, no matter how many times I read or hear about how good enough or lovable I am. On an almost daily basis, I meticulously look for evidence that I am a nobody, that...

How to Trust That You’ll Be Okay No Matter What

“The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.” ~Ursula K. Le Guin Did you play with cootie catchers as a kid? You picked a number and watched anxiously as your friend counted it out. Open. Close. Open. Close. You chose a color or picture or word and waited in anticipation as your friend unfolded...

I Am Proud Of Myself

Most of the time, I make deprecating jokes. Some of them aren’t even technically jokes. They are how I really feel. I talk about how much I hate myself. I complain about my insecurities — the size of my forehead, the size of my nose, the size of my waist. I treat myself poorly because I cannot shake the...

Read This When You’re Tired Of Adulting

This is probably not the twenties that you anticipated when you were a teen. It must be a shocking experience for you when life has officially introduced the concept of adulting. You didn’t expect that the world could be both harsh and kind. Growing up, it didn’t occur to you that throughout your lifetime, there will always be something...

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