Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Why I Stopped Guarding My Heart

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one…Lock it up safe in … Continue reading

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Hurting

You know one of the most beautiful things about being human? We, being made in the image of God,  have emotions. And not just happy or sad –the Lord has given us the gift of passionate, specific, colorful emotions. We … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Sarcasm

I like Wednesdays. Wednesdays mean youth group, which means people,which means limitless new friends to make and conversations to be had…Wednesdays are pretty great. Once at youth group, I was chatting with a group of friends, having a grand ol’ … Continue reading

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11 Things I Wish Every Teenage Guy Knew

11 Things I Wish Every Teenage Guy Knew (Written with advice and input from actual guys) 1. The teen years are  a key time to pursue the Lord with minimal distractions. Use this time wisely, because all too soon you’re … Continue reading

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The Friend Zone

  Once upon a time, a random person said “Show me your friends, and I’ll show you your future.” Unfortunately, Google has failed me, and I have no idea whose quote that is. Nevertheless, it still rings true. According to … Continue reading

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Life is Not a Chick Flick

You know what’s wonderful? Those moments when you can be totally confused and completely irrational and really upset, and the Lord comes in and helps change your perspective. It’s like frantically searching for something in a dark room, and Jesus … Continue reading

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Dethroning the Disney Princess

I wish I were a Disney Princess. Always smiling and cheerful. Looking like I walked from the pages of a magazine. The girl who all the Princes admire. Graceful, poised, and never frazzled. Plus, have you seen their hair? To … Continue reading

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Being A Preacher’s Kid Made Me a Good Actress

My name is Sasha and I’m a preacher’s kid. When I was little, every Sunday, I’d get up early and go to Sunday school. I’d smile at all the old ladies who talked about what a “sweet girl” I am. … Continue reading

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Venturing Beyond the Looking Glass

It’s Sunday, January 26, 2014! Know what that means? (Aside from the fact that the Superbowl is next week ) The “Ditching the Mirror” challenge is officially over! Last Sunday, I set out to go an entire week without looking … Continue reading

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Diving Beyond The Surface

All of us are acquainted at least one person, who, just knows how to push our buttons. We’ve all met that one weird kid who smells like broccoli.  Or that guy who always has to be the center of attention. … Continue reading

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