Community Is Necessary

The necessity of community has been on my mind and the topic of conversations for the past couple weeks. Despite all the technological advancements gauged at connecting us, our society has become increasingly isolated. The sense of needing to be independent of community pervades every area of life. I was confronted with my independent spirit after…Read more »

Merry Christmas

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Cesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. 2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) 3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee,…Read more »

A Request for Prayer

I have been diagnosed with diverticulosis, having flare-ups of diverticulitis for the past few years. The recent two weeks have been the most excruciating to date. Usually, I will just push through and continue with all of my usual responsibilities while being in pain, but this time I had to sit down and leave room…Read more »

Straight Talk

It’s good to have people in your space who support and agree with you. However, having someone who you trust to challenge your thinking is just as beneficial for your growth and maturity. Only having yes men around you stunt your growth. Allow people in your life who will push you towards greatness. ~ Dawn

Emotional Rollercoaster 

Sometimes we seem to be going on this non-stop terrifying-emotionally-draining roller-coaster; our emotions get the best of us and we just don’t have control. I say JUST GET OFF! Guard your heart and mind from those things which would send you flying off the handle. Maintain control of your atmosphere.