Amanda Brechko (North Carolina)
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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds. - Romans 12:2 (NRSV)
I have spent countless hours wondering if I should act, talk, or fix my hair like certain individuals. I see that they are popular, and I think that if I do what they do I will be popular. However, I shortchange myself by not being true to the person God...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.