Matthew 5: 1-12 In the introduction of chapter one of How to be Happy Accoridng to Jesus, David Jeremiah starts by talking about the little phrase in the Declaration of Independence, “the pursuit of happiness.” I believe that phrase has warped many American minds. I have been guilty of this so many times. In high … More How to be Happy According to Jesus: Lesson 1
Are any of you guilty of getting angry at something insignificant? At the time it may have seemed like a big deal, but when you took a look back you realized how silly it was to get so upset over something so trivial. I get it. I’ve been there. I have a temper and my … More How to be Happy According to Jesus: Introduction
At the end of 2018, God started to challenge me. I evaluated my life and what I was working toward. I have had three specific goals for several years but I still had not accomplished any of them. Right around this time, I was listening to a podcast about setting goals and how to achieve … More From There to Here
A few weeks ago, a friend asked me how I got my teeth so white. I sarcastically answered, “I brush them.” I brush and use mouth wash religiously…. But I very rarely floss. A recent trip to the dentist showed me that I need to do more than just brush and use mouth wash. The … More A Lesson from the Dentist
According to a science website, the average adult makes 35,000 decisions a day. Some decisions are small, some are big. Some decisions are insignificant, some are important. Some decisions are life changing, for you and others. Every single human being is faced with the same decision that will determine their destiny. Picture this. You’re walking … More Which way are you going? (part 1)
I think if we are honest with ourselves, we will admit that we desire relationships. Even those who like to be alone still desire to have some kind of relationship with another. We have our family relationships, friendships, those who are like family, and romantic relationships. The thing about relationships, is yes, we desire them, … More When the relationships hurt
Have you ever had one of those weeks where your mind seemed to be overloaded? That has been me this week. I realized some personal things that were happening, but most importantly, God showed me some spiritual things. My students have been learning about the crucifixion and all of the events leading up to the … More Are you asleep?
What is the main reason one should go on a missions trip? I believe that some of us might have different answers, but I also believe there is only one right answer. Many churches and schools host missions trips to different parts of the world to allow their members/students to experience missionary life in a … More It’s not about us.
This was my first Christmas in the Philippines. I missed my family extra during Christmas and I would be lying if I said my heart wasn’t a little sad during the holiday. But I learned an important lesson this Christmas as it was filled with many “firsts.” This was my first time playing the … More Christmas of Firsts
A lot of times when I’m cleaning or getting ready in the morning, I like to listen to podcasts. One podcast I enjoy listening to, is “Whoa that’s good” with Sadie Robertson. She has various Christian believers on her podcast and they talk about the best advice they’ve ever been given. It’s interesting the different … More Best Advice I’ve Ever Been Given