God is sovereign, and I am powerful

Life has been insane these past few months. I am still a full-time student, working 2-3 part-time jobs, juggling house cleaning, cooking, and homework, all the while trying to stay in touch with my family, maintain a healthy social life, volunteer in the community, be a good wife to a husband who works 14-hour days,…

We are loving BSSM!

Yes, for those who are wondering, Brian and I are still very much alive. We have just been so busy lately that I have not gotten a chance to write anything that is not work or school related…. These past 6 weeks here in California have been nothing short of an adventure. To be honest,…

Faith is hoping for the unseen

Have you ever had your faith tested so much so, that you step into something God asks you to do, then wonder what in the world you just got yourself into?  This journey to Bethel in Redding, CA has seemed like this to me…over and over again.  Plans fall through, I panic, I doubt that…

Preparing for the next grand adventure

On my 19th birthday, my boyfriend took me horseback riding, then for a picnic, before dropping to one knee and asking me to be his bride.  I had no idea that when I said “yes,” I was to experience the most difficult and stressful year of my life. A few weeks after our engagement, he…

15 Ways You’re Damaging Your Hair

Frizzy, curly hair is a nuisance and there is nothing worse than damaged hair.  It is course and dried out, it feels like straw, it is always frizzy, and breaks so easily.  The damage seems to be so evident, regardless of what style you are wearing – and that is embarrassing…so how can you tame…

To the Christian girl who feels all alone

  I’m sure you would agree that lately, almost everyone you know is either getting engaged, married, or having a baby.  We are all at that age.  Literally dozens and dozens of my friends are in these stages of life right now.  Each day, there is a new announcement from someone regarding one of these…

Satan’s attack and God’s call for women to rise up!

The past two weeks were rough ones for me, physically, mentally and emotionally.  I was plagued with thoughts that I constantly had to rebuke and accusations that I always had to negate.  Taking every thought captive was a moment-by-moment action, constantly.  I do not remember struggling like this since I was a teenager.  My very…