Wilted A rose stands in a vase, its head drooping, the outer petals curling inward like an unraveled mind. It is neglected, forgotten, the water long since dried up. The …
Dealing With Grief and Depression At Christmas
Dearest Rose, I am so sorry you are struggling this Christmas time. Let’s focus on the reason we celebrate Christmas: Jesus.
Emotions Are Not The Enemy
Do you feel as though you’re battling your emotions? Many of us are fighting our feelings, trying to win peace, hope, or stability, daily. When the tears won’t stop or the nervousness won’t go away, we may start to believe the lie that we’re losing.
Don’t Just Open the Door, Walk Through It
Taking a leap of faith can be scary. You don’t know if you will succeed or fail. God asks us to trust Him and open the door He’s shown you.
6 Truths For When You Feel Discouraged
God, I can’t do this. Why do I even fight back against the lies in my head? I was so discouraged yet He gave me strength for that moment.
13 Reasons Why You Should Keep Going (Even When Life Is Hard)
Life is hard. Anyone who has lived knows this. I never watched the TV series 13 Reasons Why, but I had enough friends fill me in on it. To summarize …
Christ Suffered Too – Remembering the Cross This Christmas Season
Is Christmas your happiest time of year? This season is all about joy, giving, family, friends, and remembering Jesus’ birth. Except it isn’t. Not always. I have a friend who …
To the Hopeless Heart: The Sun Will Rise Again
And then the sun rose again.Do you know the power of these words? Then, darling, I hope you rise with the morning to shine with hope. For those who know …
Lift Up Your Eyes
Have you ever watched Charlotte’s Web? On Wilbur’s worst day, Charlotte sings, “Chin up, chin up Every little time your spirits wilt Chin up, chin up Give your attitude an …
Dear Wilting Rose: God Can Restore You
Dear Rose, Wherever you go, it feels like there’s always someone who has it all together. The girl who posts perfect photos of herself in brand new cute outfits has …