Word of the year – LOVE

Wow… it’s been a long time since I’ve blogged! But one of my goals for the year is to make it a habit to blog again, so here goes. This year, I have decided to dedicate my year to love. Loving God, loving other people, loving life, and loving myself. […]

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Encouraging Bible Verses for Back to School

Hey friends! I start my first day of senior year tomorrow, and I wanted to do a blog post of encouraging Bible verses to start off the school year! Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. […]

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Hey lovely people! Recently, a friend asked me how I'm happy all the time, and I didn't know how to answer. Truth is, I'm not happy 24/7. I still have bad days, bad nights especially. Sometimes I'll cry in my room late at night because life is so overwhelming. And […]

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Joy in Christ

Hey friends! I'm often asked where my joy comes from. I'm asked how I beat depression. How I remain so positive. I'm here to tell you that sometimes I'm not happy. I'm not always positive, but I have a loving God who has my back, and that brings me immense […]

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When I Almost Gave Up on God…

I’ve been a Christian my whole life, and I’ve been baptized into the church for eight years. I grew up on stories of David fighting Goliath, Noah and the Ark, Jonah and the Whale, but I never truly grasped who God was. Even when I was baptized, I still didn’t […]

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Self Love

Think about the way you talk to yourself as if you were another person talking to you. Would you want to be friends with that person?  Are you kind to yourself? Do you respect the body that keeps your soul safe?  I definitely am not kind to myself, but I'm […]

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Rejoice in Suffering

So this church I’m visiting (I’ve been trying out different churches in my community to find the one I like… I think I’m going to keep going to this one) had a message today on suffering with Jesus. The big idea of the sermon was, “you can suffer alone and […]

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Ways to be Happy

Hey, friends! I wanted to share with you my tips on how I become happy and stay happy.  Stop trying to control everything "Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails." -Proverbs 19:21  Friends, stop worrying! If they are God's plans, they […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Depression is no surprise to God, and it does not cancel His purpose for your life. You may be struggling, but you are not your struggle. You still are who God says you are. And this does not make you less of a person. You’re just as valuable and your […]

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Summer Bucket List

Summer is quickly approaching, and I have quite a few things I hope to accomplish this summer. I’ll be a senior in high school next year, and I want to enjoy this last summer as a high school student before I head off to college next year.  Visit the zoo […]

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