“You have forgotten your first love.” That’s what Revelations 2 says regarding the church of Ephesus. While there is praise to be given to the members of the church, there’s criticism as well. Sometimes I forget my first love, too. I forget all The Lord has done for me: how He’s gone ahead and paved … More To Stir Or To Steal: On Affection For God
Lately, I’ve doubted God. I have not doubted His existence, but I certainly doubt His power and even His presence. I doubt He wants and works for what is best for me, I doubt whether He truly loves me with all that He is. As per usual, me and my sinful heart are wrong — … More More Than Conquerors: On When Doubt In God Creeps In
I’ve been in my fair share of weddings. What’s that saying, “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride?” Amen to that sister friend. Sometimes it’s hard to be a bridesmaid and also a perpetual single, but I have created a how-to guide for bridesmaids on all walks of life: Always be prepared. Pack safety pins and band-aids … More How To Be A Bridesmaid 101
Here are a few of my favorite things: Taco Tuesday (and Taco Everyday) — because one day a week is simply not enough for tacos. Puppies — particularly Bear, my good friends’ new pup, who is vicious but precious and the light of my life. A good book — I recently hopped back on the … More All Good Things Are Less Than Jesus
“I love you.” I’m not sure how or why, but these words have always been particularly difficult for me to say. Perhaps it is because it requires some sense of humility, an admission that you need another person. Perhaps it is because it requires some sense of vulnerability, an admission of feelings. I have never … More I Love You & I Mean It
Let me shoot ya straight: yes. In the course of the past two years, I’ve witnessed my friends falling in and out — but mostly in — of love. I’ve stood by my friends’ sides in six weddings, jumped for the bouquet and eaten copious amounts of wedding cake. All the while being asked regularly, … More Is It OK That I’m (Still) Single?
Wellness is important to me. Heck, it’s important in general, it’s important for everyone. Wellness is important simply because it boils down to how we function: are we well or not? Are we thriving or surviving? Are we living or barely making it? This new year gives us a new opportunity to focus on wellness, … More 8 Steps For A Well 2018
I watched this movie recently with my roomie. As a young, single, Christian woman who has never been in a serious relationship, I was able to take a lot from it. At times, it seemed like I even wrote the script. Except maybe, just maybe, I can do it better. Challenge accepted. Mae’s Guide On How … More Mae’s Guide On How To Be Single