An Open Letter to The One Who Hurt Me

Disclaimer: This post is a part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed off with her green signature.  An open letter to the one who hurt me, Through the power you manipulated over me, you robbed me of my…

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)…

National Day of Prayer & Prayer by John Baillie

"To be a Christian without praying is no more possible than to be alive without breathing."  --Martin Luther Today (May 3rd) is National Day of Prayer here in the United States. I've been a Christian since I was a little girl, yet I still find myself learning how to pray. To me, prayer is just…