This past Sunday, my pastor preached out of the book of Colossians, beginning the new series for our church, Found. His directive at the end of his message was the following: identify who you’re thankful for, pray for them consistently, and then tell them you prayed. I thought of the writer of the book of…

Changing – Guest Post – Jessi Schafer

Your brokenness is exactly what brings you closer to God. Your difficulties and hardships are opportunities to grow closer to our Savior… to really get to know Him… to dive deep into His Word and let Him begin to transform you in the most significant ways. Each battle will teach you something new, or in…

In this Dark World, Make Sure Your Light Shines Brighter

It was a stereotypical Monday morning. You know, the type of Monday where everything was going wrong. I woke up late after I turned off my alarm on accident. My dad didn’t fill up the car with gas after he drove it the night before. I didn’t factor in time for unexpected circumstances (like no gas)….

Living on Feelings and Finding Truth – Guest Post – Jessi Schafer

Ever since I can remember, every thing I did stemmed from my feelings. I quit a job because I felt overwhelmed. I changed my major because I didn’t feel inspired. I said things I shouldn’t because that’s how I felt. I left relationships because I didn’t “feel” anymore. I let my feelings guide me everywhere….

How Many Boxes Can Fit in an Impala?

As many of you know, I became engaged to the most amazing man, the one that God created just for me in August of this year. We had planned on a wedding in June of next year… started making plans that aligned with what would “work best” with our individual situations. I’m a school counselor…