Beauty For Ashes

To heal those morning in Zion, He gave a garment of praise to the spirit of heaviness and joy for mourning During tragedy and hardships the Israelites would cover themselves with ashes to show their sorrow and repentance. God promised that one day, they wouldn't have to hurt and feel sorrow and shame.What will God... Continue Reading →

He Restores My Soul

“To think you can love God without being changed by Him, is to think you can jump into the ocean and not get wet. To really really love Him, you must understand that your life is going to be wrecked by Him, and built again into something beautiful, something lasting” I found that the way... Continue Reading →

The Dangers of Opioid Abuse in Teens

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The epidemic of opioid abuse, dependence, and overdose is a public health crisis. It is affecting people across the country from all areas and of all socioeconomic statuses. Adults are using opioids and the consequences are dire, but teens are also vulnerable.

street-names-opiates Also known as: Happy Pills, Hillbilly Heroin, OC, Oxy, Percs, or Vikes

They are using prescription opioid painkillers and heroin, and they are mixing substances, raising the risks of serious consequences, including overdoses. Abusing any kind of drug is risky for teens, but opioids are especially dangerous.

The Opioid Crisis

Drug overdoses are now killing more Americans than guns and car accidents. This scary statistic can largely be blamed on opioid drugs. These are drugs that are based on the compound found naturally in the opium poppy. Prescription opioids, like oxycodone, morphine, and hydrocodone, are mostly used to treat pain but have been increasingly abused for the…

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Godly Expectations Go Both Ways When It Comes to Dating

Justified And Redeemed

We all dream of the wedding bells, the wedding gown, the man at the end of the aisle, and a life full of memories with the love of our lives, but before we get to that point, we need to set some standards not just on what we want in a spouse, but on ourselves!

In today’s day, you have desperation everywhere. You have people who jump from relationship to relationship, from bed to bed, and from marriage to marriage. We should not be that way! We should obtain standards on our lives and wait for the right person that God has for us!

As godly ladies, we want godly men, but godly men also want godly ladies so we must fit that role as well. We must work on our walk with Christ if we want to be with a godly man. We can’t expect a man to be…

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What Is Your Daily Routine?

One thing I have found just in the past couple of months is how effective and accomplished I feel by creating a goal in my head everyday of how I want to... 1. Begin my day. 2. Organize my day. 3. Get the list of things I need to get done, DONE. On a typical... Continue Reading →

Book List

This post may not be for all, however, I get asked a lot about my favorite books and if I have any recommendations. Of course I do. I read a wide variety of different kinds of books, but I will try categorize them by my two favorites...Lets go 🙂 Mystery/Suspense/thriller: The Oath by Frank Peretti... Continue Reading →

Facing Persecution

True redemption is when guilt leads to good. The Bible says “I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.”  Isaiah 44:22 "Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord;... Continue Reading →

13 Year Old Thoughts

I saw this old piece I had written on my laptop from years back. It's crazy to think I wrote this 7 years ago, and can find encouragement from it today. 11/18/2011 Sara Felty "Live to please God and give Him your all, do everything it takes to stay faithful and strong although life is... Continue Reading →

Let Your Light Shine

Today was a normal day. Today I slept past my alarm, today I poured myself a glass of tea and read a book for 2 hours straight, today I got myself dressed and went to work, today I spoke and interacted with people, today I laughed, today I cried, today I got angry, today I... Continue Reading →

Encouraging Thought

I remember times and situations in my life where I felt vulnerable, powerless, incapable and weak. I felt out of control and extremely dependent. There was a certain moment in my life, where I felt these things strongly.  A moment I said to myself, "I do not have what it takes to do this." Then... Continue Reading →

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