Category Archives: Lacey’s Blog

Sitting at His Feet

Sitting at His Feet             I have a terrible attention span. I can only sit in a classroom and focus for about 5 minutes before my brain wanders onto a rabbit trail. I blame it on my inability to relax—I have 3 jobs, I am going to school, I run a side-business, and I have…
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Enlist in the Service

ENlist in the service             Imagine that the United States entered into another World War. There are three different categories that citizens would fall under if an event like this were to occur. The first demographic of citizens are those that choose to stay home because they do not want to leave their families or…
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A Reminder of Dependence

A Reminder of Dependence We have a plethora of issues that we can worry about. We hear about these issues every day on the news. People are constantly being bombarded by the fear of war, a struggling economy, a divided nation, and very, very broken people who project their pain on others.Yet, we can still…
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A Woman of Sorrow

-A Woman Of Sorrow-  I am no stranger to sorrow. Wherever I go, it seems like darkness tries to follow. Anger, worry, bitterness, sadness, scar tissue—they cling to me like a parasite, sucking every ounce of life I have within me. It almost seems as if I left the womb with a gloomy cloud tangled…
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The Beauty in Letting Go

The beauty in letting go.        “I just have this feeling that you’re going to find people that you like being around more than me, and we won’t be as close.” I expressed to her in a careless tone. I acted as if I was unaffected by our conversation, but I was actually crawling in…
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The Secret Sign of Bitterness

The secret sign of bitterness I get annoyed at most things that breath. It's a part of my personality, and I absolutely hate it. Overly "chipper" people drive me crazy. Teenage girls wearing Calvin Klein or Pink annoy me. When people make puns or over used jokes, I sit there with a grim look on…
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When Life Feels Meaningless

When life feels Meaningless "I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind." Ecclesiastes 1:14 There's an emptiness that runs rampant in every person's heart. For years I struggled with feeling like life is utterly meaningless. there was no goal and no…
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Giving It All You Got

Giving all you've got As a young woman I believed the world was at my fingertips, ready to bow down at my feet as I walked by. I thought I could do anything I wanted in life. Dreams filled my brain making it hard to sleep at night. I dreamt of wild things like a…
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This one is for guys too.

This one is for guys too. Waking up at 5am is a sacrifice. Unless you’re a morning person, which in that case get some help. Waking up at 5am to start construction as a volunteer is a bigger sacrifice. There doesn’t seem to be a financial benefit, nor is there much a reward for you…
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Toxic Relationships Part 1: Dating

Toxic Relationships: Part 1 DatingWhen I entered my first year of high school I was only 13 years old. I was very young, and to be quite honest I wasn’t very smart, especially when it came to the terrifying yet alluring opposite gender. I had only been a Christian for about a year, so I…
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