Luke 9:23

And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me."

Friendship Anxiety

Friendship Anxiety

I’m going to be extremely vulnerable right now. Friday I completely crashed and entered into a very depressed state. I fight anxiety on a daily basis, and sometimes I just completely wear out. I have an incredibly difficult time with relationships. I am terrified of people. Really, I’m so extremely scared of rejection that I simply don’t give people the… Read more →

This is Where My Joy Comes From

This is Where My Joy Comes From

Since moving back to school, I’ve been experiencing extreme amounts of anxiety. Anxiety to the level where I feel physically drained even when I’ve had plenty of sleep. I’ve had so much anxiety that my stomach has been sick every night since the night before I arrived. What have I been anxious about? Relationships. Last year, a lot of relationships… Read more →

What Must It Be Like

What Must It Be Like

What must it be like To never fear What people think of you Will they think I’m gay? Will they run away? What must it be like To openly express one’s self Without going mentally insane Will they think I’m gay? Will they run away? What must it be like To identify with other men And not feel like the… Read more →

Cross

Jesus vs. Religion

This semester, I have the privilege to serve on my hall’s leadership team as a Prayer and Life Group Leader (PLGL). In this role, I lead a Bible Study group of five guys from my hall every Tuesday evening. I am so excited to have the opportunity to minister in this way. For my group, I have to prepare a… Read more →

Living Water

I’m Switching My Water Source

Last semester, my first semester, in college was incredibly difficult for me. I found myself overwhelmed with a new environment, new people, and challenging classes. All of these easily dug up numerous fears in my life, and they brought stress, stress, and more stress. To be honest, I had let much of my foundation on Truth slip away in the… Read more →

Jesus + Nothing = Everything

Jesus Wants All of Me

Over the course of the last 24 hours something has become increasingly clear to me: Jesus wants every piece of me. Every single piece. You see, I’ve told Him several times that I surrender my life to Him. That He can have everything. That I am His vessel for Him to use. Yet I don’t live like it. Even though… Read more →

LU

Let’s Be Real

You know how I took my mask off to share my story and be real with people? You know how I encourage people to do this all the time? Well, I’ve felt myself stapling that mask back onto my face since I got to school. And it’s killing me. Today I’m ripping the staples out. I struggle socially. Ouch. I… Read more →

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