The Gospel is the Answer to Addiction

I first truly encountered Jesus in 2012. Before I encountered Jesus, my life was ruled by fear and anxiety. I thought I wasn’t “good enough”. I was afraid to try in school out of fear of rejection if I did try. I was a listener and a follower. I drank too much. I started doing […]

Oh great, I’m over thinking again.

In the past I’ve written several blog posts about Dyspraxia. At age 26, I found out that I had Dyspraxia, aka, Developmental Coordination Disorder. DCD is defined as a lifelong neurological disorder, which may be genetic. Dyspraxia primarily affects motor function; a persons ability to speak, eat and move. Roughly between 2 and 10 percent […]

You don’t need to buy God’s love.

By now you’re probably familiar with the college admissions scandal. Earlier in the week several people were charged with bribery in order to get their children into elite colleges like Yale University, and the University of Southern California and several others. Such bribes included paying money to forge SAT and ACT scores and paying others […]

Peeling That Band-Aid Off

You fall down and scrape your knee or elbow and end up with a wound. What do you do next? Disinfect the wound and slap a band-aid over it to prevent anymore dirt from getting inside. When people or situations hurt you and leave you feeling wounded, how do you respond? How do you let […]

Living with My Dyspraxia: Kitchen Struggles

I currently work at a coffee roasting company as one of their cooks. It’s an interesting job and I get to make delicious food such as However, I also have dyspraxia. Dyspraxia, otherwise known as, DCD, Developmental Coordination Disorder affects between 2-10% of the population. It is under diagnosed in the United States and can […]

Who are you?

Who are you? How would you answer this question? For many years whenever someone asked me this, I would begin by listing my hobbies or things I liked. “I’m Libby. I like coffee and hiking.” OR “I’m Libby. I love crystals, and watching anime.” OR “I’m Libby. I love exploring abandoned buildings and reading.” It […]

A Letter to Those Hurt by Christians

To all those who have been hurt ┬áby Christians, I get why you don’t want to believe in God. I get why you stopped believing in God. I get why you may be weary to enter a church building. I get why you may be weary to approach Christians. I get it. I really do. […]

How Are You Using Your Words?

Words. Sometimes we forget just how much power and weight the words we speak aloud hold. We get into arguments, and say the wrong thing with our words. We use our words to spread gossip about people. We use our words to pray for others. We use our words to thank family or friends. We […]

So, you’re stuck in a period of waiting?

  Sometimes following God requires periods of waiting. For anyone waiting can be a struggle. Especially if you’re waiting for an answer to a prayer and you expect God to answer automatically; like a Genie in a bottle. Maybe you’ve been through periods of waiting that last anywhere from a day to a week. Or […]

Women’s bodies are not objects.

modesty. let’s focus on this word. Christian culture likes to throw around this word when it comes to the topic of purity. especially when it comes to women. It seems that women are given a higher standard when it comes to modesty. girls and guys are split up in youth groups to discuss purity. girls […]