Keep up-to-date with the process, preparation, and happenings as I prepare to return to South Africa.
|Posted by Alyssa on March 30, 2016 at 11:30 AM||comments (1)|
People hurt people. Most of the time it’s unintentional but it’s the reality of being human.
If you’re alive then you’ve been hurt and you’ve hurt others—maybe even yourself.
So how do we deal with the hurt we’ve given and the hurt we’ve received?...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alyssa on March 22, 2016 at 8:30 PM||comments (0)|
“Stop reading your Bible,” He inaudibly spoke to me.
I ignored Him and kept on.
“Stop reading and go outside,” He spoke again.
I know God can speak through many means but this was my quiet time, my time in the...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alyssa on March 13, 2016 at 8:50 PM||comments (0)|
4 months ago my dreams were finally realized, prayers answered.
After almost 9 years living with a debilitating illness I can finally say it controls me no longer!
That part of my life is over.
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|Posted by Alyssa on February 8, 2016 at 5:25 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Alyssa on October 3, 2015 at 8:30 AM||comments (0)|
God is healing my heart. In the past couple months alone He has taken me through mounds of forgiveness (mainly of myself); revealed a mass of insecurities, teaching me to put my security in Him; and taken me from self hatred to self love. He’s poured out His love on me and taught me to love in return.
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|Posted by Alyssa on May 12, 2015 at 6:05 AM||comments (0)|
I have changed more in the past three months than the past three years combined. God has been working on my pride, my anger, my self-criticism, my vulnerability, my love, my trust, and my freedom to be myself.
I am more in tuned with the Spirit, more in ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alyssa on April 30, 2015 at 7:00 AM||comments (0)|
Sacrifices. We idolize the word and yet fight its consequences.
When I was seventeen years old God took me through a process of giving my life over to Him—completely. This journey, I’m sad to say, took months. God asked me, “Would you die for Me?” and I could only answer ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alyssa on March 11, 2015 at 6:50 AM||comments (0)|
God’s strength is up for grabs.
Not only is it available but He’s waiting for you to ask.
During this last week, the team and I facilitated a tabernacle for Reach (a group of teens interested in outreach and spiritual growth). The taber...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alyssa on February 12, 2015 at 4:55 AM||comments (1)|
On Tuesday, our training was focused on the Holy Spirit. We watched a video series and heard of the awesome work God is doing in and through hearts in Brooklyn, New York.
Although it was seemingly unrelated to the specific aspects of the Holy Spirit that we were learning, God...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alyssa on February 11, 2015 at 3:40 AM||comments (0)|
I arrived in Cape Town on Thursday, met my awesome team who came to pick me up at the airport, placed my luggage in my room, ate lunch, and began straightaway with camp training.
As you can imagine, I was quite foggy and had...Read Full Post »