Healing

How Do You Combat Self-Hatred?

You’d think I’d be fine. Life’s starting to fall into place for me: I’ve got my dream job (working for my church) and have just published a book. Two things I’ve been striving to accomplish for years. And yet here I am, silently screaming to God as I look in the mirror through tear clouded eyes, shaking violently inside as the emotions struggle to contain themselves, “I hate myself! I HATE myself!!”

Year Recaps

2018: Year of Vulnerability

I wish I could say this year went the way I wanted it to. I wish I could tell you that I knew how God was going to work on Vulnerability in my life. I wish I could... but unfortunately, God doesn't quite work like that, ha. He has a plan for my life that I could never predict, no matter how hard I tried. It’s easy to look back on the year and see all the disappointments of God not doing what I thought He would... or I can look back and search for the evidence of His work in my life and see...