Poem: sometimes love is letting go

Hello friends! This is my first post in quarantine here in the United States. It has been a huge time of adjustment and finding a "new normal" for this period in our history. I wish you all good health, and I pray that you and your families and friends are safe.  April is National Poetry…

An Open Letter to A Child of Divorce

Disclaimer: This post is part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed with her green signature.    Dear child of divorce, You grew up in a different kind of normal. Your normal is waking up, and trying to remember whose…

What does it Mean When God says, “I AM?”

"God said to Moses, 'I AM WHO I AM.' And he said, 'Say this to the people of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.'" - Exodus 3:14 Hello Everyone!  I'm grateful to Lauren for giving me this opportunity to include a piece in her identity series! I want to take us back to the…

The Unthinkable You-By Louie Giglio

Hello Friends! Last week, I created a post that kickstarted the theme for this summer: identity. I talked about how we are not losers or failures. Rather, we are cherished, powerful, and saved through our Lord! God, the Creator of the universe, took time to make you and me. He uniquely created everyone of us…

Let’s Talk About It: Identity

"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are." --Brené Brown  (Cover image by Michelle Wingard) Identity (noun): a) sameness of essential or generic character in different instances  (Merriam-Webster) b) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is (Oxford) c)…