Peace

Airplanes Social Media Bible study Shoes Eye doctor Traffic Conflict What does these have in common? They are all things that I have allowed to make me anxious in the past two weeks. One thing that I’ve found is that having peace is so valuable. According to a Google search, most women will live about 81.1…

Embracing You, Now. – Guest Post – Jessi Schafer

If I were to paint a picture in words of who I am in this chapter of my life, it would go like this: I’m a mess, but I’m saved. I’m sitting in my 2001 dirty Honda Accord. Exhausted and sweating because I feel like I never actually sleep, and I just packed up both…

Healing – Part 1

Overwhelmed. Stressed. At my breaking point. Tired. Drained. Worthless. Useless. Unlovable. Insert any negative emotion and characteristic here, and I’ve probably felt it recently and over the years. Behind the smile, there’s been these words floating around in my brain. The words to come are more vulnerable than any blog post I’ve ever written. Not…

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….