Love puts you in a vulnerable position. So for those of us who have been hurt, taken advantage of, or wronged by someone we trusted, vulnerability may be particularly hard. Putting yourself in a position where there is a chance you will be hurt again, left again, abandoned again may feel too risky. But there
Category: Friendships & Relationships
The other day at work, I got extremely irritated with a co-worker. And I was getting myself all fired up, ready to go to another co-worker and vent my irritations. But for whatever reason, before I did that, I decided to open my Bible app and read the verse of the day. This is what
I wasn’t planning on being on the phone with him for over thirty minutes. In fact, all I really needed was a three word answer—“read and agreed”—letting me know I could use his story for an email I was sending out for work. But after a few minutes of talking, I realized this call was
Recently, I watched a video that was talking about the topics of Christianity and homosexuality and, knowing what was said was very controversial, I decided to read the comments. People had a lot to say. But the one thing that stood out to me the most was the people who were claiming what the video
Sometimes we need to hear another point of view. This is one of the benefits of having people in your life who you trust and who are trustworthy. They can help you see a situation in a new light, offer advice, and help you grow. That is… if we let them. A few days ago,
We do a lot of things everyday from the mundane, day-to-day tasks like going to a store, driving our car, or checking our mail to the bigger and more time consuming things like going to work or spending time with our friends and family. And 1 Corinthians 16:14 offers a bold and somewhat challenging command: “Do
Finding where you fit in life isn’t always the easiest, smoothest, most comfortable feat. Often times, it takes time, and that’s ok. It’s ok if your first job isn’t your dream career, first church isn’t where God is calling you to serve, or first boyfriend isn’t who you want to marry. Understanding where God is
Those things you’re ashamed of? Those mistakes you’ve made? Those embarrassing moments? We all have them, and they aren’t meaningless. Well, they can be, but I want to encourage you to take the bad and ugly things in your life and turn them around and use them for good. Doesn’t seem possible? I get that.
We have access to the only perfect relationship we will ever get to experience in this lifetime.
When we are the best version of ourselves, and bring to our relationships all the amazing qualities and characteristics we carry, it opens the doors for positive experiences with others.