Christian Living

Beauty and Self-Esteem: the Point We’re Missing (Pt. 1, the Love of God)

Can we be real for a moment? Sometimes the “feel good” phrases don’t help. Sometimes even reciting Bible verses doesn’t change anything. We know in our heads we’re supposed to put our worth in Jesus. We know in our heads we’re loved, and that the attention of the world doesn’t matter. But sometimes ”knowing it… Continue reading Beauty and Self-Esteem: the Point We’re Missing (Pt. 1, the Love of God)

Book Review

“Beyond Priceless”: the Book that Speaks Truth to Real Emotions

Note: I was given a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. Emotions are real. Very real. Depression can block out our hope. Doubts can make us give up faith completely. Emotions can be intense, and in the middle of those emotionally-charged moments, it sometimes feels impossible to do the right thing.… Continue reading “Beyond Priceless”: the Book that Speaks Truth to Real Emotions

Christian Living, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?

Maybe you clicked on this article out of curiosity. On the other hand, maybe you’re reading this expecting to disagree with me. Whatever you came here for, thanks for joining me. I love music. Music makes working easier and relaxing more enjoyable. I love to put on my headphones and turn up a favorite playlist.… Continue reading Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?

Christian Living

Satisfaction for Your Deepest Desires

"I would be happy if only (fill in blank)." What did you put in the blank? For some of you it might be a tight-knit friend group. For some of you it might be a job. Maybe you put "boyfriend" in the blank. We all have dreams. We dream about the future, and we wonder… Continue reading Satisfaction for Your Deepest Desires

Christian Living, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Taming the “Roller Coaster”

Have you ever heard the term "emotional roller coaster "? I feel that it describes teen-girl emotions pretty well. Recently, I felt like I was on the "good "side of my mood swings. Here is what has been helping me: 1. Exercise This is super simple, but extremely essential. Just run away from those "down… Continue reading Taming the “Roller Coaster”