When I was a little girl, with utter fascination, I would watch my mother do her hair and makeup everyday. The shimmers, the sheens, the hues – it was all so mesmerizing. She had these jars of pomade and gel that gave her hair a flattering shine. I thought it was all so glamorous. Like most little girls, I wanted to be just like my … Continue reading Messy


Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. – Matthew 5:9 It would certainly seem that peace and tranquility should be the default, while chaos must be created. However, quite the opposite is true. We create chaos with ease, while maintaining a peaceful life is something we must work towards. The irony isn’t lost on me, as it is much more … Continue reading Peacemaker

Confess Your Sins to One Another

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. – James 5:16 Over the years, I can’t help but notice that we’ve created this list of church-approved sins. Those sins, and those sins only, are the ones we will openly confess. Sure, we’ll tell our Bible … Continue reading Confess Your Sins to One Another

Modesty: Beyond Bikinis & Bra Straps

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog titled, “Women’s Ministries: Why so fluffy?”. (You can read the blog by clicking HERE.) In that blog I addressed the general lack of substance within many women’s ministries. Books, blogs, articles, podcasts, and videos directed towards Christian women tend to focus on two things and two things only: modesty and beauty. It’s frustrating, to say the least. … Continue reading Modesty: Beyond Bikinis & Bra Straps