Pain, struggle, and healing

Do Roses Ever Truly Die?

“Do roses quite die when left to themselves?” At its very core, The Secret Garden is a story about a group of deeply hurting individuals—all with very different ways of coping. But the story doesn’t leave them there. Perhaps our story doesn’t leave us there, either.

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You Are Not Nothing
Self worth and identity

You Are Not Nothing

In the book Coral by Sara Ella, there is a girl named Brooke. Once, Brooke’s friend told her to write down all the hurtful words she let define her onto a little paper heart.  Instead, she leaves the heart blank. Empty. Because she thinks she’s nothing.  If I handed you a piece of paper and …

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Satan’s lies

Your Salvation is Secure in God’s Hands

Have you ever felt insecure about your salvation?  As if your weakness stands between you and God, shaking the foundation of your trust in Him?   Life’s challenges can often leave us feeling like we don’t have enough faith to even make it through the day. Being faithful is difficult, but thankfully our salvation isn’t up …

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