The Crazy God-given benefits of Kindness

Guess what? When all those people told you to be nice as a kid, they may have been onto something. I’ve got a not-so-secret secret to your health and happiness: Being a nice person. Crazy right? They’ve been searching for this fix-all cure for…

Life Update!

Hi guys, Guess what? I got locked out of my own website again for like 2 years. So let’s update/start over, sound good? Here goes nothing. I am Aubrey Batten (formerly Aubrey Carr). I am currently 19 years old and am living with my…

Fan or Follower?

There are many types of Christians, but these days it seems that there are two very prominent groups. Fans and Followers. Let me describe them and maybe you will see what I mean. First lets talk about the fans. Those people who say yeah,…

Faithful Lovers

Hey Guys! There is this Psalm, it’s always inspired sense of awe as well as convicted me.  This Psalm is 149:4. For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He adorns the humble with salvation.  *Ps 35:27; Is 61:3 Ps 147:11; Rm 8:8; 1Co…

Wake Up.

Sometimes I feel like we are all sleeping. Walking through this life day by day, week by week, never really learning or growing or loving, not even really living. We go through the hours with only a desire to survive through the next task,…

Once Upon a Time

Ever wish you lived in a fairy tale? In a wonderful world where yes, there is evil, but good always wins? Yeah. Me too. I especially like the part where a prince in shining armor swoops in and saves the day. But that’s not…

While we Wait

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; him who seeks finds; and to him who knocks the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-8 Faith…

Challenges or Idols?

What then shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare His own Son, but gave Him up for us all- how will He not also, along with Him, graciously give…

Community!

It is so, so important to have a community of brothers and sisters in Christ who can pray with and for you, who can share your struggles, and who you can help when they are struggling. CHRISTIANITY IS NOT A LONE WOLF FAITH. You…

Life update: February 2018

Hey guys! Thought I’d give y’all a quick life update. Mainly been doing school, but been going through some emotional stuff too. To any readers who deal with self-hatred, please, please remember that you are forgiven. You are loved. You are a child of…