Great news! I’ve added a new feature to my blog (drumroll please): BOOK REVIEWS! As my first victim—I mean guest—I’ve chosen Just Let Go, by Courtney Walsh. Several months ago, I decided I’d like to read more inspirational romance novels in order to support other Christian authors and be more knowledgeable about that genre. That’s […]

When going through belongings from my childhood bedroom, I found among them something very special. It was a speech I had written and presented at my end-of-season track & field banquet as a senior in high school. This speech, written as a poem, depicts memories of my time on the team and offers some advice […]

Don’t lose hope. The world will try to tell you that miracles are impossible. It will try to force you to conform to its limitations and forget who you’re created to be. It will lie to you, and tell you that wealth, fame, promotions–that next big thing–will satisfy the longing in your heart. It will […]

While reading Acts chapter eight this past Friday, several things stuck out. The book of Acts is rather inspiring: people, filled with the Holy Spirit, following God with complete abandon. They don’t worry about pleasing people. They aren’t stopped by fear of torture or death. They know the truth, and that truth comes flowing out […]

I once heard someone use an analogy like the following to explain grace. Imagine you’re driving down a country road. Noticing nobody else around, you stomp on the gas pedal and start burning rubber, eager to arrive at your destination. After several minutes, you hear the alarming sound of sirens as flashing lights appear in […]

Hello, everyone! I hope you experienced God’s peace and comfort this Memorial Day weekend as we remembered those who’ve fought for our country. My heart is moved by the selfless sacrifice of those brave men and women. What they did is an act of love for which I am immensely grateful. ♥       […]

Hello, everyone! As you may have noticed, I decided to take a different direction with my blog. Previously FitTank, my posts focused on fitness guidance and biblical encouragement. While I still enjoy exercise, I’m transforming my website in order to support my dream of being an author. At the end of 2016, I finished my […]