Forward doesn't seem as scary as it used to. You see forward with the Holy Spirit used to cause great fear, anxiety and worry inside of me because I constantly looked around at the lives of others and how I didn't match up. I was obsessed with the reality that I wasn't getting what I… Continue reading Downfall of Me
Growing up I spent a lot of time with my grandmother. Being in full-time ministry, I continuously heard her speak to people about living a victorious life through Christ. She always spoke about the trial and tribulation we go through in life, but how He brings us through and causes us to be victorious through… Continue reading Victorious Life
Have you ever willingly walked into a season of life before unaware of what's ahead? Knowing deep in your heart it's the best thing you can choose to do, but then also hating the fact that you have to set aside your own life? That's where my life has been for a year and a… Continue reading She Swings a Sword
What happens when the situation... When the problem... When the mountain wouldn't seem to move? How do we react when we know God is working, but we can't seem to understand why He can't show off and make the big problem instantly disappear? All these years of following and He still continues to be the… Continue reading Immovable Mountain?
Remember a few months ago when I said I was doing a lot of "off road following" with God?.. Well, guess what?... We're still "off road" and I honestly have no idea where I'm going... Plus, to make things a little bit riskier, my "New Year's resolution" is to not plan... To not think ahead… Continue reading Painless Days
When I was 14 years old all I wanted was a pink iPod mini... I mean, Apple had just really started to become cool and I "needed" one... However, my parents didn't just buy us whatever we wanted when we wanted it... We'd almost always have to wait until a birthday or Christmas... So I… Continue reading Sassy and Entitled
You know those moments in life when you think, "Gosh I really should've listened to what I was told? If I had I won't be living with this pain now." Yeah... That's exactly what I'm thinking right now... In the past 72 hours we've experienced freezing weather, snow and ice... Well mom has been locked… Continue reading Prideful Conditions…
Have you ever walked into a situation completely blind?... Believing in your mind you know the solution will be quick and simple, but then very quickly realizing, "This is going to take much more time and effort than I thought." That's been my year... A continuation of, "How much longer is this going to last?… Continue reading Death Halts Life….
As God has continued to truly leave me somewhat stumped on where He's leading me, I've had to make a conscious effort to remain confident... Constantly feeling fear and insecurity about where He's led me, but then hearing His voice firmly and repeatedly say, "Be confident in ALL of my ways Amanda. ALL of them."… Continue reading Imaginary Life…
When I turned 16 all I wanted was a digital camera for my birthday... They were new... They were exciting... Plus no one I knew really had one yet... So when I went to open my gifts on my birthday I was convinced my parents bought me one... As I prepared to open the last… Continue reading Needy Necklace…