Christian Living

Be Bold: Reflections from Guatemala

Journal Entry: April 16, 2019 I stood outside of the dining area of the children’s hospice center listening to the director describe the organization. I snapped a few pictures of the area and watched as the children played. It was quite a sight to see. The center was located atop a hill in a beautiful… Continue reading Be Bold: Reflections from Guatemala

Christian Living

Creases and Crumbles

I’ve always thought how sad it is when a perfectly good piece of paper is crumbled and never crisp again. Or one bend of a book cover and it is forever changed. In one moment, often without warning, something that was just fine is forever changed. I can relate to the piece of paper and… Continue reading Creases and Crumbles

Songs of Waiting

You Are Not the Only One in This

I was never vocal about waiting until marriage. No one knew, not even my closest friends. They knew I refrain, but they didn't know I was intentionally waiting until marriage. I don't remember how the conversations came up, but eventually they did. This is not a topic one wants to tell the world, and it… Continue reading You Are Not the Only One in This

Songs of Waiting

She Needs Jesus

This one is for everyone; men, women, and myself. Last week I wrote about how Jesus is the most important quality in a man, and this week I tell you that it is also the most important quality in a woman. Men, look for a woman who has Jesus, and women, we need to seek… Continue reading She Needs Jesus

Songs of Waiting

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Psalm 51. David's prayer for forgiveness after committing adultery with Bathsheba. David's no-no with Bathsheba is my favorite example to use for waiting until marriage, because this proves that sex isn't just sex. I cannot summarize and talk about the entire psalm because I'd be here all night, so I encourage you to go read… Continue reading Create in Me a Clean Heart

Songs of Waiting

Dating and Waiting

The following post is for mature audiences... Dear Readers, I am so excited to introduce you to one of my dearest friends, Ceci. She so graciously agreed to write this post for Songs of Waiting. Ceci has been by my side through this waiting journey, and has been one of my biggest supporters in this.… Continue reading Dating and Waiting

Songs of Waiting

Not Dating and Waiting

I don't know if you're a new reader and know nothing about me, or if you know some details of my love life, but I'll briefly share. I am 24 years old and I've never had a boyfriend, and I'm waiting until marriage. Purity is very special to me, and I want to encourage others… Continue reading Not Dating and Waiting

Songs of Waiting

Dear SOW Reader

Dear Reader, I hope you have enjoyed Songs of Waiting and I pray that it has blessed you in some sort of way. I keep feeling like I’m jumping the gun every time I introduce a new topic or aspect of waiting, and I realized I never actually shared my heart behind SOW and why… Continue reading Dear SOW Reader

Christian Living

The Power of Worship

There came a point in my life when I needed Jesus so much more I'd intentionally seek Him anywhere I could. One of those areas was music, so I began to listen to only Christian music. I thought it would only be for a few weeks while I was walking through the valley, but I'm… Continue reading The Power of Worship

Songs of Waiting

Until the Time is Right

**Please remember that topics like the following post are expected due to the nature of the message coming from Songs of Waiting.** Song of Solomon is a beautiful book of the Bible. It is a raw expression of love between a bride and groom; sometimes graphic and awkward, but always real and telling. The book… Continue reading Until the Time is Right