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March 15, 2018

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March 15, 2018
Ecclesiastes 4:9-12"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: if either of them falls down, one can help the other up, but pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.  Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm.  But how can one keep warm alone?  Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves.  A cord of three strands is not quickly broken." Ah.  This feels good. You never know how much you really miss something until you sit down with it again. 
As I'm typing and listening to music, I can't help but smile. It's been too long.
I am one who is very strongly opinionated, which can be good, but also bad. One of the things that I am very passionate about and that happens to be good, is my opinion and belief that two are so much stronger than one. 
When you think of a pencil, or something wooden, and you break one of them, the one standing alone is extremely easy to snap.  However, when you ad…

January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018
Matthew 7:13-14 "You can enter God's kingdom only through the narrow gate.  The highway to Hell is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose that way.  But the gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult, and only a few find it."

Hey everyone! Happy New Year!
Ugh.
It has been over three months since I made a devotional and I have no excuse for that.
The only thing I have close to an excuse is that junior year seems to be crushing me.

The weight of homework and pressure to do SAT and PSAT things and the pressure to be a good Christian girl and the pressure of the play for my school I am a part of are all crushing me.

And that's the only excuse I have.
I have struggled in my mind and heart the last few months.
Wrestled with ideas and beliefs and friends who believe very differently from me.
I have wrestled with what on earth to write about in my devotionals and the motivation to sit down and get one written for even just one per…