I often think of God as an artist. He builds our mosaics, paints our stories every day. Each challenge or tribulation adds a dark piece to the mosaic, one black stroke to the painting. And each triumph adds lighter pieces, colorful strokes. But no matter how many dark pieces there are, God still creates a unique, beautiful masterpiece. He’s too good of an artist to mess up your story.
Author Archives: Annabelle Healy
“I Forgive You.”
How much mercy can Christ give? Here’s a short story from a few months ago—all about the immeasurable grace that Jesus gives his children.
In this crazy world we live in, it can be hard to find peace (especially in 2020, the year of total insanity). He are some thoughts I pulled from my journal about being still.
Don’t be ashamed of the simplicity of your faith. There are things in the Bible that are complicated, but Christ’s love for us is not. It is a reckless, eternal, unconditional love that never stops—and no love is as simple and incredible as that.
YOU are called by the creator of the universe. YOU, a rough draft riddled with mistakes. But God makes no mistakes. And he made no mistake in calling you.
To the class of 2020: I hope you know I will never forget you, as long as I can. It is the only consolation I can give to those who float in and out of my life like beautiful autumn leaves. To me, you are worth remembering, and that says something.
Why I’m Not Giving Up
On April 22, 2020, my high school officially shut down for the rest of the year. But here’s why I’m not giving up—even when there’s no point.
Ten years ago, I wrote my first book. I was 7 years old. Now, I’m writing my first blog. Here’s what you can expect from it:
Writing For God
You can either write for yourself or write for something else. Here’s what I’ve learned about writing for the right reasons.