The Abundant Life Means Being Uncomfortable.

"As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father? If God doesn’t discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all. [...]

Does Jesus Really Love Me?

How would you define love? Our culture tries to define love as many things...sex...lust...feelings...emotions...tears. When I accepted Jesus Christ into my heart as a young girl at summer camp, I never could have imagined the kind of complex relationship we would have when it came to defining and understanding his love. All I ever heard [...]

The Identity Girls site launch is TODAY!!!

Hollywood has been the place I call home for the past 5 years now. While I love my career as an actress and model, at the end of each night in Los Angeles "living the dream", I always felt something tugging at my heart. There was this desire for purpose in me...a desire for all [...]

The Secret To Becoming Courageous

“Courage comes from a heart that is CONVINCED it is loved.” ― Beth Moore My husband and I are lovers of heroes. There is nothing more exciting than getting swept away in a beautiful story about someone who has the courage to conquer and overcome. These stories are inspiring, but we often believe them to [...]

What Standards Are Controlling Your Life?

"The images bombarded me. They filled my mind with lies, these fantasies of what could be. The perfect wife; that's what I saw on Pinterest, Facebook, and in all these books I had been told to read. But the problem was, I simply could not live up to this idea of being the good wife." [...]

My Ordinary Life.

This past Sunday, my husband and I attended a new church just down the street from our home. The pastor gave a great sermon on "radical living", and it got me thinking: Am I content and joyful with the life God has trusted me to subdue? Our culture is always seeking something new, something bigger, [...]

Who’s Finger Prints Are On Your Blueprint?

  Have you ever looked at a blueprint closely? Filled with details, plans, and so many intricate things to get just right. Whoever creates the initial blueprint probably feels success, joy, and a feeling of accomplishment. Looking at the work, much like God, and thinking "It is good." However, after drawing up these plans and [...]