FREEBIE: Download Shannon’s “Heart-Steadying Reminders for the Comparison Girl” which includes screensavers, prayer cards, story templates, and more. I was in a car with a group of my college friends, and Jen was telling her embarrassing story about falling on her boyfriend’s ankle during a volleyball game. The ankle was sprained, the boyfriend was on crutches, […]
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I was heading into my senior year and was highly anticipating everything that was waiting for more. My last year of basketball. Graduation parties. Senior trips. My favorite Christian summer camp. And all of the unknown adventures ahead. Senior year began. Everything seemed perfect. I was at the height of my basketball skills, had an […]
I’ve always felt like I had a really high sex drive for a woman. I used to wonder if this was normal, or if I was some kind of strange female. Prior to getting married, I remember reading Christian books about marriage where they would consistently refer to the “man’s high sex drive” and his […]
Zack and Kristen thought their life would be easy after marriage. Little did they know how much their trust in God would be challenged over the next 8+ years. Their world was rocked by infertility, recurrent miscarriages, grief, and unanswered questions. There have been many dark moments throughout their journey, but with God’s strength, they […]
I accidentally went to the gym at the same time as my friend yesterday (I’ll call her Samantha). I didn’t mean to be in there while Samantha was there, but she unexpectedly came by while I was still working out. Immediately, I began to play the comparison game in my mind. Wow, that fitted top looks […]
My heart aches as I look at the eyes of one of my best friends. ‘Is she serious?’ I think. ‘Is this really happening to me?’ For a second I convince myself that this is not real. This is just a joke. This will all turn out the way I thought it would. Waking up […]