Posts by Sophia Vilceus

19 POSTS
Sophia Sunshine Vilceus is the author of “The Last Pew: Journeying Back to God’s Will After an Affair”, available on Amazon. She's a Christian Writer and English Educator currently based in Maryland.

I’m Spiritual, Not Religious

Though people say this for their own reasons. It often deeply saddens me when I hear, “I’m Spiritual but not Religious.”  To me, people say this in part because though they have a relationship with God, they want nothing or little to do with...

Are You Walking By Faith or In The Spirit of Fear?

I was traveling back home to New York for the weekend. As I was getting on the bus, everyone was doing what we all tend to typically do on public transportation. We were all scoping the scene to see where and if we could...

When Life Fails You …“Peace Be Still”

Some of us have lost something this week and need peace about it, if that is you, I encourage you to lift up this simple prayer:

If He Did It Once, He Can Do It Again

Don’t lose hope! God has a way of making "not enough”, "more than enough”.

The Things We Can’t Change

By the time we have graduated to a more mature dimension in our faith, the nagging question in our minds shifts from “will God actually work this one out for me?” to “what does God want me to do as He works this out...

Surviving Life’s Collisions

It was a serene Saturday night as I was on my way to church for a Young Adult Ministry engagement. The topic of discussion that night was: “Finding Purpose.” I was listening to a powerful song entitled, “Let It Be Known” by gospel artist,...

Praying For Family Through a Hardened Heart

For the last few years, particularly after my family and I lost my mother who was very much the spiritual glue in the family, I’ve watched my family spiral out of control. Losing touch with God and my mother’s memory, I have seen how...

Edifying the Wrong Kingdom: Praying for Those We Follow

Dear God, forgive me. I too, have joined the media frenzy. This week it seems that many of us placed our real lives on pause to follow, click, like, comment, laugh, and speculate on the now infamous Beyonce, Solange, Jay-Z elevator encounter. Instagram posts...

Feeling Trapped? God Can Use You No Matter Where You Are

It’s a little after 10 am on a Monday morning; I am sitting at my desk and looking through glass windows. My view overlooks nothing grand, but it’s beautiful in its own right. And I am assured that many people at home, sending their...