Archives for January 2016

I Choose Loving You

It’s 2:00 in the morning, and I’m up giving you your bottle. I look into your beautifully sleepy eyes, and my heart just melts. I’m finally getting to experience something that I thought I never would. Sometimes, I really don’t know who needs who more; you need me to feed, bathe, dress and love you,… [Read More]

To My Sisters

To my sisters,

He’s Holding On To Me

The past few days have been really difficult for me. I struggle with anxiety and depression, and I’ve been battling that a lot more than normal the past few months. We’ve had a lot of things go on, things beyond our control. I’ve felt like my life was going in a downward spiral. I felt… [Read More]

Why I Didn’t Take A Purity Pledge

Now before you go assuming things, that title doesn’t exactly mean who you think it means. I did, in fact, save myself for marriage. My husband was my first everything, even my first kiss. I just wanted to clear that up before I go any further. There are several reasons I didn’t take a purity… [Read More]

Why 20-Somethings Leave The Church

We’re the group that is consistently missing from the church. We’re the ones that go missing for a few years, and then return to the church houses of our childhoods. We’re the “20-somethings.” Now, not ALL 20-somethings aren’t in church; my husband and I are both 20-somethings, and we attend church every time the doors… [Read More]

Getting My Praise Back in 2016

Have you ever taken the time to listen to how you sound when you pray? Have you ever TRULY listened to how you deliver your requests to God? Recently, I have started really listening to my tone when I pray, and y’all, I did not like the way it sounded. I always have a long… [Read More]