As Christians, I believe we have a moral obligation to be involved in politics, to exercise our rights in the democratic process so that positive changes and decisions can be made to glorify God.
We know what we desire in our relationship with God, and how we long for closeness, but we feel that we can't achieve it.
So often in life, my instinct had been to please others. I wanted them to approve of my decisions when it came to my faith and what I pursued.
Warning: this post involves Star Wars.
It was one of those moments where I started thinking, "what have I gotten myself in to?"
When IVs and the Tooth Fairy are involved in your favorite Christmas morning.
I don't want to live in fear, and I don't want to live with excuses. I want to grow in confidence.
These are people with names. They have a story to tell. They have their strengths and weaknesses, and have experienced accomplishments and hardships throughout life.
When snow angels, ice skating, and cookie dough didn't cut it for me anymore.
I want us to strive to become a generation of strong, Christian women that build each other up -- not tear each other down. And with God's help, I believe we can do it.