Forgiving others is one of the hardest things to do, and many times we would rather not forgive someone because then we lose that "right" to be angry or bitter with them. We are hestitant to do this because forgiving someone is almost like saying, "hey, it's okay what you did to me."
Forgiveness is not easy, but God wants us to forgive. After all he did forgive you, and he forgave me too. If God—the one who is perfect and blameless—can forgive someone like me, who seems to screw up…Continue
It's amazing how God can use anyone— literally anyone to do His work. He sometimes picks the people most would never expect. I'm reminded of Paul in the New Testament. He was a great follower of Jesus Christ, and God used him to do AMAZING things, but Paul wasn't always that way. When Paul was still known as Saul, he hated Christians and would kill many, believing that was what God wanted him to do. In Acts 9 though, God changes Saul and convicts him of what he's done. He sees that what he…Continue
I having amazing friends! When we get together we are always joking, laughing, and having a great time! And as close as we may be, sometimes I felt like I couldn't talk about them a bout serious things in my life. For a log time, I prayed that God would bring someone into my life that I could just talk to about anything. Nad as much as I earnestly prayed for this person, they never came. I wondered why God wouldn't give me someone like this—someone I felt like I desperately needed When I…Continue
This past summer, I was was given an amazing opportunity to go on a missions trip with my cousin to a remote village in Panama. I learned a lot about myself on the trip, and who God wanted me to become. It was such a great experience and I knew as soon as I got home that I wanted to go on another one. So once the new trips came out for this summer for the organization that I had gone with, I immediately started flipping through all of them. At first I thought I wanted to just go back to…Continue