This morning I had class at 7:30. Last night, I stayed up way too late, so naturally I felt like my sheets were bricks as I woke up this morning. I basically crawled my way to the shower, got dressed, and left. Leaving a little early to beat the traffic, I saw the most beautiful… Read More The Sun in the Sad Times
“Are you giving it your all?” This question comes up during many different times in my day. When I’m studying…am I really giving this my all? When I’m working out…am I really giving this my all? When I’m at Church…am I really giving this my all? When I’m talking to a family member…am I really… Read More Are you giving it your all?
Motivation. We all are looking for it. Praying, when we sit down to do our work the Lord will come down and fill us with a zeal for what we are doing. Sometimes, it happens. The room temperature is perfect. The coffee is soothing the soul. The hum of rain sets the perfect background noise.… Read More Procrastinating by Looking Up How to Not Procrastinate
In a few hours I am going to be picking my girlfriend up from the airport. We have a long-distance relationship so these moments are pretty special. You can imagine, after not seeing her for quite some time, I find myself running to her. Everyone in the airport probably thinks I am crazy. But I… Read More Jump In
I wanted to talk today about a few things I have started doing that are changing my life for the better. 1.The Practice of the Presence of God This is based off of the work by Brother Lawrence. Basically, I have constantly been reminding myself in the present moment that God is with me right… Read More 5 Things Changing My Life
God did not give you a sword to chip at your insecurities or a shield to bury yourself in comfort. You are a man a woman with fire in your blood What you touch turns to purpose You are composed of Divine scaffolding A rose blooming through snowfall. Nothing kills me more, to see… Read More Live.
Have you ever found yourself having an amazing week? You are super at peace with the world? However, almost immediately desolation strikes. Out of left field. You find yourself on a spiritual battlefield, and you are totally not prepared for it. ________________________ When this happens, you start to grapple with feelings. When this happens, you… Read More Feelings and Spiritual Battle
Over the last few months, news of suicide has been aired all over the media. Prominent people who seemed to have very content and happy lives chose to take their own life. Suicide continues to be discussed because it so hard to understand: for those who have never had suicidal thoughts/feelings. Mental illness can be… Read More Before the Suicide Note is Written
We are always told to do more. BE BETTER. DO BETTER. “Get good grades” “Get a good job” “Win the gold” “Never lose” These words seem to be engraved into our minds since we learn to walk. I for one, have fallen victim to these pleads for perfection. I’ve allowed them to blend into my… Read More Do Better
23 years old. Dang. I feel like I was just road tripping back from Waco turning 22. 23 year old. Damn. I learned a lot this year. Thanks be to God for that. Here are 23 things I learned. 1.When you are at rock bottom, you can only look up to God -At the start… Read More 23 years old, 23 lessons