the list. 

***originally published on Whole Magazine on October 13, 2014***  Question. Do you have a “list?” I’m sure you know the list I’m talking about, the deal makers and deal breakers list that defines what your dream guy is or isn’t.  Maybe at some point, someone’s even told you to make one and pray for that…

it is finished. 

***originally published on Whole Magazine April 5, 2015*** I am a photographer. I love to take pictures, and so much so that I started a business doing just that back in 2010 and my motto has always been “capturing life’s precious moments” because that is my goal and intention. I want to grab hold of…

come back to the heart of worship. 

***oroginally published on Whole Magazine March 13, 2015*** This year, instead of a New Year’s Resolution, I decided in my heart that I wanted to discover what I am passionate about and what makes me so, and to pursue knowledge, wisdom, and service in those things. So far, the Lord has led me to a…

God rest ye merry gentlemen. 

***originally published on Whole Magazine December 20, 2014***   I can hardly think of a greater time of turmoil and unrest in our country than right now. No matter what direction you are looking, you cannot deny that between the protests in Ferguson, Cleveland, and New York, as well as the Ebola scare, the subpoenas…

o come all ye faithful. 

***Originally published on Whole Magazine December 25, 2014*** Approaching the Christmas season each year, as a Christian, I get really irked. You would think I would be so excited, right? The whole thing started in order to celebrate and honor the birth of my Savior! But in American culture, it is hard to see that…

your modesty becomes you. 

***originally written for Something Beautiful Ministries, published on May 18, 2014*** I want you to do me a favor… read these next two scriptures for me, please (pretty please with a cherry on top!):  “I desire that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; likewise also thatwomen should…

you’re so vain. 

***originally written for Something Beautiful Ministries on March 19, 2014*** VANITY.  Vanity is defined as excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements or the quality of being worthless or futile. Synonyms include words such as conceit, narcissism, self-love, self-admiration, self-absorption, and egotism; as well as uselessness, pointlessness, worthlessness, and fruitlessness. In…