I have the power, through Christ, to forgive others. I no longer have to hold grudges. I no longer have to let the bitterness of what others have done to me cloud the vision of the abundant life God has for me.
When I was in college, as part of my major, I had to go on an internship out of the country for at least six weeks. After months of searching and praying, I finally found an internship in Andalucia, Spain, with an organization called Camino Global (which has since then merged with Avant Ministries). It … Continue reading God Gives Us More Than We (Think) We can Handle
So much planning, so many details, all go into that one special day. The first day of the rest of your life. Oh, so much can go wrong. But will you let it? The truth is, anything can ruin your wedding. We live in a fallen world, and we interact with imperfect people. Think about all the … Continue reading This will RUIN your wedding…if you let it
Every morning, I feel like I have to make several choices. Do I help my husband get ready (since he has a long commute to work), or do what I need to do to get ready for work on time? Do I iron my husband's shirt, or work out? Do I make us breakfast and … Continue reading Priorit(ies)
We went to a salt cave a couple of weeks ago. Apparently, I was living under a rock, because I thought we were going to a literal cave. But actually, it isn't a cave at all. It's a building that is filled with Himalayan pink salt, which has never been processed. People with allergies, dry … Continue reading The day they locked me in a salt cave
Why does it cost so much to get married these days? Thankfully, my husband and I didn't break the bank to tie the knot. If money is holding you back from getting married, here are some ways you can save money on your big day: Make a budget. You have to start with what you have. … Continue reading How to save money for your wedding
As a Christian struggling with anxiety and worry, I cannot tell you how many times people have quoted Matthew 6 to me. Not that I don't love the Word of God, but after hearing Philippians 4:6 and Matthew 6:25-34 over and over again, it seems more like a spiritual band-aid than as loving. While reading Matthew 6 … Continue reading Who (or what) is your master?
This post is not to judge anyone, but people want to get their financial lives in order before marriage so that they can live blissfully when they finally tie the knot. However, this pushes back their union several years, and may cause them to compromise their integrity or to even end the relationship. I'm not … Continue reading Getting your financial life in order AFTER marriage
When we first started dating, we were infatuated with each other. Every kiss sent electricity through every part of my body, and every time I saw him coming from a distance, I wouldn't be able to contain my joy. We didn't even notice each other's imperfections. We had lovey-dovey feelings, and it was beautiful. Then, … Continue reading Marriage is security
A few weeks ago, we discussed abandoning our to-do lists so that we could rely more on God and can have more peace. Some of you have admitted that it's difficult to give up a to-do list, especially with our busy schedules and all the appointments we have to make. So, for those of you … Continue reading What have you accomplished today?