The Labels We Wear

I grew up in the era of Jordache jeans and Adidas sneaks. Think Gap and Nike. I owned neither because they were too expensive. I would’ve given anything to have even one pair, but the closest I came to them were seeing them on kids at school 🤷‍♀️. Labels are important to a young girl…

Mirror Mirror, I Don’t Like What I See

Ok, so this isn’t me in the mirror but this is my shadow/profile 😁. As warped as it looks, it isn’t far from how I see myself. You see, I have a pretty distorted view of myself. The image I see in the physical mirror and the mirror in my mind is often not what…

Let’s Talk About Sex

Now that I’ve got your attention :). Sex. It’s a word Hollywood can’t stop making movies about and the church won’t talk about because it doesn’t know how to. Growing up, I learned about sex from Harlequin novels, lifetime movies, and Cosmopolitan magazine. Sex was presented as a common and casual thing. Sex and love…

Overcoming the Pain of Rejection

It doesn’t matter who or how many reject you. God sees you. He accepts you as you are. He says you are worthy even when people toss you aside. Rejection hurts. It’s a wound you can carry with you all your life, causing you to think untrue things about yourself. Rejection makes you feel unwanted…

Walking into New

This is a picture of Presque Isle state park, near my hometown in Pennsylvania. I love fresh fallen snow. So pure. So clean. So firm, yet gentle. So captivating. There’s something so very freeing in the beauty of fresh snow. So many new possibilities awaits. It reminds me of God’s love which is pure enough…

The Self Love Hype

Self love is the new fad. Promoting self is in. We see it with every swipe. You can’t escape it unless you’re disconnected from the social world.  I’m all for self love. After all, our Creator God says we are to love others as we love ourselves. And how can we love others if we…