What does it mean to have a pure heart before God?

Today in prayer I cried before Jesus, asking Him to give me a pure heart before Him. And it hit me: wanting to please Him is pure-hearted.  How many of us come to Christ and then begin thinking of how we can live in a way that pleases Him?  How often do you ask yourself […]

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When you’re in a perpetual funk…

Almost everyone annoys you. Your patience is like 0.2%. Regular happiness is a distant memory. I’ve battled this and I still have my bouts with this, but when I remember the truths I’m about to share with you, sisters, I’m able to break through this bulwark before it becomes a vicious cycle. As Christians, if […]

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How to become best friends with Jesus

When you’re knocked down… I lie in the dust; revive me by your word.-Psalm 119:25 When you’re crying from heartache… I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word.-Psalm 119:28 When you need advice… Your laws please me; they give me wise advice.-Psalm 119:24 Sometimes–often times–when we aren’t regularly, daily in the Bible, we lie […]

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Here’s what to do if your boyfriend is hurting you.

Sister, you’re sad, you’re hurting, you’re upset, you are more angry than you are happy. “Return, O Israel, to the Lord your God, for your sins have brought you down.-Hosea 14:1 You blame your boyfriend, but who is deciding to be in a relationship with him? Who is choosing to stay with him? Your free […]

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