Ana Chavarria

Learn more about Ana Chavarria and check out Ana Chavarria’s contributions to YMI over the years.


The Time Nothing Went According to Plan

This is a verse many Christians know by memory. I have known this verse since I was a little girl but never took it seriously.

Why I Struggled To be Real in Church

Church is supposed to be the place we feel secure and accepted. But the reality is often different. Many of us struggle to be ourselves in the church because we fear being judged.

A Letter to My 18-Year-Old Self

Dear Ana, You’re an 18-year-old walking on air. You’re in a place where you’d probably never be again. Don’t waste it. It’s probably the most beautiful time, with great moments to treasure.

God’s Will Isn’t Found in Books

As Christians, we are known for believing that we are to follow what the Bible tells us to do. Sometimes, this gives others the impression that we serve a God who has an unending list of commands that we need to follow.