Living in the Present

Some days, I find myself forgetting what it actually means to live in the present. It can be easy to revert to reminiscing on great things from the past while hoping that the future will bring great things as well. But when I choose to skip the present, I’m robbing myself of the blessings and…

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The Puzzled Life

Have you ever thought about how life resembles that of a puzzle? A puzzle has many pieces that are needed to be complete. The task itself requires persistence and creativity to achieve its complexity. Like a puzzle, we as humans are also complex and have various parts to life that will complete our life story.…

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True Identity

A lot of things in this world can describe the lives we live, but these things don’t truly define us. Think of all the degrees we sometimes pursue to show off the letters behind or in front of our name, or the accolades and honors we receive from people around us or from our careers.…

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Being Intentional

How often do we get ready to start a task only to turn around and forget the same task we were just thinking about seconds ago? It’s like the task is in our minds one second, and then gone the next. In the same way, our relationship with God can be like this. With all…

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A Blank Canvas

“Therefore don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” (Matthew 6:34 HCSB) Recently, I’ve found myself striving more often to be intentional about living for today as if tomorrow doesn’t exist. This doesn’t mean that I don’t make plans and set goals for the future,…

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Seasons of Life

Do you ever stop and ponder on the season of life you’re currently in and its meaning? Do you stop and think about what you’re learning, how you’re growing, what’s being taken away, what’s being given? “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be…

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A Time to Reflect

We’ve officially made it through the first month of 2021! Let’s take some time to reflect on what the month of January meant to each of us. Did you write out New Year’s resolutions or goals you wanted to accomplish for the month? How do you feel about progress on these resolutions or goals?  Do…

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Fully Known and Loved

“For it was You who created my inward parts; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.” (Psalm 139:13 HCSB) If I were to say that no one walking this Earth at this moment knows everything about us or loves us unconditionally, how would that make you feel? People around us only know as much…

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Together Forever

As we navigate this world, it is important that we find community. Community looks different for everyone, but no matter what groups we join and what friends and family we intentionally connect with, they’re vital to our existence. “Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a…

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Love Is All We Need

Have you ever stopped and wondered why there are so many songs written about love? Love is something we yearn for as human beings. When we experience it, it gives us a sense of belonging. God wants us to experience unconditional love, and He desires for us to share this kind of love with everyone…

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