Desiring Heaven



2020 Lenten Lessons

Story time!! The first few days of Lent were hard for me. I wasn't used to the drastic change of routine and from the get go I was counting the days till Easter. By day three (yes, day THREE of lent) I felt like a wreck and was questioning whether I put too much on myself for Lent. What was I to do?

What to Replace Our Fasting With

Day 8 and counting! Has anyone else done that? I think I've done it every day. I know haha. Lent has just begun. But am already SO excited for Easter!! How is it going for you? Has it been hard? Or do you hate to admit that Lent came so fast and life is so busy, you've hardly had a chance to even think about Lent?

Living Life to the Full

Jesus has risen!  Alleluia!!  The stone over the tomb is broken and the gates of Heaven are open!!  No more death or sadness.  Because of Jesus' Resurrection we now have joy and life within us.  And of course I'm also... Continue Reading →

Love’s Forgotten Meaning

Love.  Probably the most overused word in the English language.  We use it for everything.  "I love this cookie."  "I love my phone." "I love my boyfriend/girlfriend."  "I love Jesus."  We use it so much that it has lost its... Continue Reading →

A Week of Silence and Sacrifice

We have now entered holy week and your probably counting down the days until Easter.  I am.  And dreading the fast on Good Friday.  I hear ya.  We long for happiness and life.  No one enjoys pain.  That is why... Continue Reading →

Your Destiny

Have you ever realized how much our lives are like diamonds?  A diamond, which starts out as carbon dioxide, has to endure intense heat and undergo extreme pressure to turn into its present state.  It has to withstand great hardship... Continue Reading →

Is Lent Without Chocolate Worth the Trouble?

Lent.  It has come again.  It feels like just yesterday we began to prepare for Jesus' birth with the beginning of Advent and now He has been born and baptized and lost in the temple again! (wait that is just... Continue Reading →

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