Healing from Sexual Brokenness

As an adolescent, I was homeschooled part of the time. My mother worked about 30 minutes away from home where my younger brother attended school (not returning home until early evening) and my sister was often at her best friend’s house, also homeschooled, about...

How to Steer Clear of Pornography When Intimacy Is Lacking

Originally posted on CovenantEyes.com “The ultimate pleasure you and I seek is intimacy, and the ultimate intimacy is with God.” –Ravi Zacharias A great need of the human heart is connection. We long to belong, to rest in the fact that we are wanted...

Why Wishing You Were Someone Else Is Futile

We all have days where we wish we were somebody else. Sometimes the stresses, losses, and unexpected trials of life blindside us and we find ourselves wanting to live someone else’s life. This is a dangerous and illogical stance though because there is no...

The Importance of Letting Others Know How We Feel About Them

“Hearts are often broken by words left unspoken.” Unknown Relationships come and go in our lives. Some are for a season, while others endure for several. Yet what we say and leave unsaid in those friendships can affect people for years to come. If there is...

Learning from Loss Instead of Being Defeated by It

The loss of a relationship (or anything important to us) has the potential of revealing the ugly, selfish, and immature parts of our mindset and heart. We may become grumpy, cruel, bitter, or lazy as a means of coping. Our first instinct could be to turn away from...

50 Reasons to Be Thankful

“No matter how bad things get, they could always get worse.” (A quote from the movie Ever After) A healthy mindset isn’t ours by default. To think rightly, it will take diligent effort, focused training, and ongoing work. We must learn to be...