Category: Faith

When You Realize You Can Soar…

There will come a moment when you know you are tired of holding yourself back. Here’s some thoughts on what you can do when that time comes.

“The Blessing”: Keeping Things Scriptural and Simple

Sometimes, we need to realize it’s time to get back to the basics in our lives. Here are some Saturday Night Thoughts from my mind.

Scripture Affirmations

Scripture affirmations to speak over yourself each morning.

Dear Person who has Been Hurt by the Church (An Open Letter)

When you’ve been hurt by the church, it can be pretty hard to want to go back. This is my letter to you who have been hurt. I am sorry we’ve hurt you.

Music & Musings: “Simple” by People & Songs

Is receiving God’s love simple or complicated? The song “Simple” by People & Songs made me reflect on my relationship with God and my journey these past four years.

Fireside Chat with John the Bap: When Your 9-5 Funds Creativity

Originally posted on The Essential Creative:
Last week, I launched the Fireside Chat series. I am so excited about this idea that has come together in a way I never could have expected. I’m learning a lot about people I already know, am meeting…

When Getting Lost Is How You Find Yourself…

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
Have you ever felt like you aren’t walking the right path for your life? It isn’t a feeling like you are doing things wrong or like you are in a completely inappropriate place, but this…

Appreciation – Epitome Freewriting Story

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
If you haven’t already heard of Epitome, it’s time to become familiar with them. I recently had the opportunity to freewrite during their “Appreciation” Album Release party. As the band played, Felicia Stevens of The…

When the Church Has Hurt You… (An Open Letter to Those Hurt by the Church)

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
Dear Person Who Has Been Hurt by the Church, ? I am sorry. ? I am sorry that as a church we have become more concerned with beautiful buildings than bleeding hearts. That we have…

When Your Nothing is Enough…

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
In 2 Kings 4:1-7 a widow has some bills coming due that her husband left behind in righteous circumstances (meaning not out of lavish living but out of sacrifice for God and frugal living) and…