Author Archives: amelizabeth25

Stuck in the mud together

When put in a tough spot, people react differently. Some panic and make matters worse, some remain calm and search for a solution, and others resign in defeat. The first and third reactions only delay success. It’s the ones who … Continue reading

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Falling victim to instant gratification

Instant gratification. That’s what we want. It’s the thing we’ve grown accustomed to with the rapid growth of technology. We place an order, and we expect that order to be fulfilled whether in a few minutes (coffee shop) or a … Continue reading

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Key fit, knob turned and door opened

Most of the time when we’re traveling down a dark, uncertain tunnel for long enough, it becomes impossible for us to imagine the light at the end. The same goes for rejection. The more rejection we face, the harder it … Continue reading

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Reexamine, reflect and resolve

Relationships are not rainbows. They are not covered in hot fudge and maraschino cherries basking in beautiful sunlight. Relationships are hard work. They involve compromise, active listening, understanding and forgiveness. Despite the first few months being simple, you’d be a … Continue reading

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Going the distance with God’s help

For all 23 years of my life and even before I came into existence, my dad has been an avid runner. From light jogs around our neighborhood to hardcore marathon training, he’s stayed committed to this form of exercise. He’s … Continue reading

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Easter with a surprise twist

He is not here for HE IS RISEN as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. Matthew 28:6 This morning I woke up with a smile on my face and a light in my heart because we … Continue reading

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Grateful for God’s artistic hand

Holy Week started yesterday, and at the end of this weekend we will celebrate the end of Lent with Christ’s resurrection. Today I watched the 36th video of my Lenten journey with Dynamic Catholic. The video, Blessed and Grateful, was … Continue reading

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