I have always loved the story of the Sinful Woman in Luke 7. In many ways, I have identified with her and understood the great love she had for Jesus because of the forgiveness He freely offered her. She who has been forgiven much, loves much. As I read the story this morning, I noticed … Continue reading Uninvited & Unashamed
After the Fourth of July weekend I saw several photos pop up on my feed of bikini clad Christian women. After the first few I thought, “This isn’t right. Aren’t we supposed to be called out of the world?” Something didn’t sit right with my spirit. “Therefore, “Come out from them and be separate, says … Continue reading A Call To Modesty
As a follower of Jesus Christ, I feel convicted not only to abstain from Halloween, but to pray against it. It is a satanic holiday and wickedness is exalted. You can try to justify it up, down, and sideways, but there really is no justification for participation. Even if you don’t think you celebrate Halloween … Continue reading Holiness & Halloween
I haven’t been to church in a while to be honest (I’ve been doing house church instead). The other day as I sat in church, God spoke so clearly to me, “Tesia, the world is going to become a place where no one knows Me. They will have a form of godliness, but lack its … Continue reading The Powerless Unregenerate Church
My fiancé, David Hoffman, has not read this post and knows no details of the dress. Please refrain from letting any of the details get out in the comments! I know he won’t read it because he likes surprises and is trustworthy. Follow @lifereallyisbeautyfull on Instagram or Facebook. Photos of the real dress coming June … Continue reading The Bride Wore White
Is depression a choice? Absolutely not. But what you do with it (how you respond to it and what you believe about it) is. The following is my response to a friend over text message when asked about depression and how I overcame. I excluded and paraphrased their portion of the conversation for anonymity: Everyone … Continue reading Is Depression A Choice?