Lately, it seems like everyone is an entrepreneur, everyone is an influencer, everyone is making money off of our online views, our online follows, and our online likes. Is it just me who feels this way? Literally every website feels like it is somehow monetized and the average person is just trying to stay afloat […]Read More Is PASTOR making MONEY off of MY FOLLOWS? Monetizing Discipleship?
Leah Sharibu was an ordinary schoolgirl, until she made an extraordinary stand for her faith after horrific events. You see, Leah has spent eight months in captivity after being one of 109 schoolgirls abducted by an extremist group on February 19, 2018 in Nigeria. Some girls were released after denouncing their faith, but LEAH WOULD […]Read More Stand To Save #LeahSharibu
Hi Everyone! So excited to announce that you can get your copy on Amazon! #lettinggolovebookRead More Book Release
Can I be real? Like really real? I was a selfish Christian for way too long. Courtship and marriage fixed that area real quick. There is no possible way to be involved in positive, thriving, deep relationships with other people and continue to be self absorbed. Now, I would have said I was so giving, […]Read More Selfish Christianity.
Ever feel like you are a burden to your partner? Think again! Here’s why…Read More Long Distance & Cross Culture Relationships: You are Not a Burden
Many of my friends are dating, courting, getting engaged, and getting married; which is so exciting! I’m excited for wedding season, I’m ecstatic to see my friends so happy and so in-love! Love is such a beautiful thing. However, I’m a little worried about something. I’m worried that we as women, will try to bring […]Read More Why The “Independent” Woman Will Never Have a Godly Marriage…
Welp, after the whole “yeah I’m the second wife…[or whatever],” conundrum (linked here) with Jane. I decided to look at what the Bible says about marriage. Especially, polygamous marriage…marriages. Note: Just because God allowed men to marry more than one wife in the Bible, does not mean that it pleases God, or that God approves of it. […]Read More The Second Wife: Part II (And other Thoughts On Marriage)
Note: I do not support polygamy, but I do want to give my readers a more clear picture of why it was/is practiced in the culture that I now live in. Okay, so I know this is a topic that may be pretty unusual for me to bring up. But just go with me for […]Read More The Second Wife: What Does the Bible Say about Polygamy? Part 1
Today I am stuck inside, and if anyone knows me, they know that I like to be outdoors. I enjoy being out and feeling productive. So this move to West Africa has been challenging in the sense that, very little productivity happens (anywhere) in our town when it rains heavily. I’m talking no electricity, the […]Read More Rainy Season Blues: Life Disruptions
I was reading Luke 18:18-30, this passage deals with a rich ruler that comes to Jesus and basically tells Jesus that he, the rich ruler, is sinless. He comes to Jesus talking about how he’s kept all the commandments since he was young, and he tells Jesus how he (the rich ruler) was basically a “good […]Read More Basically “Good People”
Many of you know that Lettting Go Love started as a way to encourage individuals in long distance dating or courtship relationships. Well, now life is changing a little bit (well actually quite a bit) for us. We have said our goodbyes to my family and now we are about to embark upon a different […]Read More Saying Goodbyes. We’re Moving…
Thanks @ DAINELLE WRITES for this awesome challenge! I’m excited to give this a try! Photo Cred to Moriah Johnson!! When did you start blogging and why? I first started seriously blogging in 2016 to share (and gush) about the difficulty of being in a long distance relationship. In 2014 I started writing private blogs, but […]Read More Why I Blog. Blogging Challenge!
This afternoon my hubby and I heard a podcast about how couples who meet online tend to do just as well as couples who first meet in person. With the rise of dating apps people are just meeting and staying connected differently. It’s not a bad or good thing, it’s just…different. Although Evans and I […]Read More Tips for Surviving Long Distance
Life is hard. Let’s just clear the air and say it. Yes…people try to smoothe over that very important fact when we are children. We spend our childhoods wanting to be adults, and then when we get here we want to go back! Maybe it’s strange, but I kind of find it comforting that life […]Read More Complete joy…
This morning God spoke something I wasn’t quite expecting. He told me I was in a “fallow” season. I think there maybe others reading who have also dealt with this feeling. You know, the feeling when it seems like God isn’t moving, working, or doing anything in your life. Yet, even in the suffering God […]Read More When It Looks Like Nothing is Happening #fallowground
Have you ever had an annoying ailment, sickness, sniffle, cold, anything. Well, last week I was deaf in my right ear for 6 days! And this is what God taught me (and is still teaching me) through that experience. It all started when I took a trip to Denver to do a presentation. As many […]Read More “Airplane Ear”: Are You Deaf to God’s Voice?
Follower of Jesus= Letting go of your life and trusting God to lead you. That means constantly living a life where you surrender EVERYTHING to Him, “God what do you want me to study, what do you want me to do for a living, God do you want me to get married? Who is your best […]Read More Hearing God’s Voice for BIG Decisions
Yes, we were Long Distance. And yes, our marriage is wonderful! I think people don’t realize that long distance couples actually do know each other really, really, well. Yes, there are quirks and little things to figure out like who cleans the toilet lol. But going from (long term) long distance dating, to marriage has […]Read More Thoughts on Going from Long Distance to Marriage…
There was a woman who was so desperate to have a baby that she wept daily and wouldn’t eat. She had tried for years to conceive, but to no avail. She became despairing, heart-broken, and bitter. Have you ever been in this position? Where you felt desperate and hopeless all at the same time? You […]Read More Hannah’s Story: Crying Out To God
Whether it’s waiting on food to be ready, waiting for a package to come, or waiting on the Lord to move in a mighty way…waiting can be difficult! I have had my fare share of difficult seasons of waiting, and below are a few verses that helped me in those seasons. Wait for The Lord; be […]Read More Waiting When It’s Hard
I grew up watching the popular t.v. soap opera “Days of Our Lives.” This show was full of drama… mainly surrounding love and romantic relationships. There was always an unrequited love, love affair, or love triangle happening in the show. There were always broken marriage vows, and secrets needing to be revealed. Unknowingly, I was taking […]Read More Days of Our Life.
Hi there! It’s been 2 weeks since I’ve posted. And I have a lot to catch you all up on! Life’s had good surprises recently…really, really, amazing surprises actually. Evans was granted his visa, and after a little bit of a scare (not knowing if he’d make it for our wedding…again) he arrived, and we were […]Read More A Happily Ever After
I met a woman named Luz yesterday. I walked into her little bakery a little downcast, but when I entered I immediately saw a bible on a hardwood table near the door. I was ordering a wedding cake, but I didn’t have the money for the cake. I walked into the small bakery on faith. I’d never heard […]Read More Never Give Up
If you’re hurting this New Year, I feel for you. And I am sorry about what you’re going through. I can relate to what it feels like when everyone around you is excited and making New Year resolutions and you just feel stuck in the same hurt you were in last year. The experiences that […]Read More “It’s a New Year, But I’m Still Hurting…” How To Overcome in the New Year
This morning I woke up with a song in my spirit. There is a worship song that people sing at my church in Ghana, “You are the pillar that holds my life, Jesus you are the pillar that holds my life…” I woke up singing this little tune today. This song talks about the trustworthy […]Read More “The Pillar That Holds My Life”
Last night I was mesmerized by the shadows in my room. They were caused by the dim flash-light on my phone shining in the darkness. As I watched the shadows of my face and hand as I was writing, I was amazed by how much bigger the shadow of my hand seemed than it actually […]Read More He’s Bigger Than Your Problems
Deuteronomy 31:8 It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you, he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. These were the words Moses spoke over his successor, Joshua. Moses had been a phenomenal leader, he had trusted God and succeeded in leading the Israelites […]Read More You’re Not Alone.
Hi There! It’s been a while (I’ve been working on the Letting Go Love book which will be released in 5 days!) I’ve been talking with many friends who are going through “the fire” lately and I really just wanted to encourage you to continue running the race God has set before you. This blog […]Read More How to Run With Endurance
Ever feel isolated, and lonely every now and then? I totally do. Especially when I was dating long distance (can I get a amen!). Sometimes we can find ourselves trying to turn to social media to fill us up, but it never actually does. And you know what? That’s what it is created to do. […]Read More #LonelySeasons. Why Scrolling on Social Media Won’t Help.
Jesus answered him, if anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. – John 14:23 *Check out the YouTube Bible study that goes with this post! I didn’t know a lot about the Holy Spirit when I was […]Read More Who is the Holy Spirit?