Purpose

A recent trend sweeping generations today is this idea of picking a word to identify a focus for the upcoming new year. I’ve participated for two years now, picking my “word” for 2018 and 2019: conviction and redemption, respectively. As I prayed about God’s direction and guidance for Macey’s Place Online in 2019, I felt…

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…

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….

Summer Travels Part One – Tennessee

As I’ve mentioned in the About section on my blog website, I am a Georgia peach! 🙂 I live in the middle of that great state, and I love every minute of living there. BUT I have a heart for travel, and so once my “summer break” started, I found myself crossing state lines. The…

How a Double Cheeseburger Affected my Relationship with Christ

It was sometime in May of 2017. I had just gone to one of my favorite fast food restaurants and ordered my “regular:” a double cheeseburger with just cheese {extra cheese}, a large french fry, and a large caramel mocha coffee with whole milk (I should probably insert here that I’m lactose intolerant–why does dairy…