This is my puppy, Riley. She’s 4 whole pounds and equal parts love and attitude. I don’t get many days to stay home with her all do, so when I do, I make sure to treasure them. Right now, I’m on a break from school and my internship, and as the holidays have started to… Continue reading lessons from a dog
These last few weeks have been jam-packed with emotion. My cousin passed away a little over a week ago, and I have been going through the process of dealing with everything that comes with that. He had down syndrome and went to be with the Lord at the young age of 25. The grief that… Continue reading big faith
Who are you being called to love? A friend? A family member? Sponsor a child? Feed the homeless? Go on a mission trip? That man that's always drunk at the bar? The girl in class everyone else gossips about? That one person you feel like you see everywhere lately and you just don't know why? That guy that says he know the Lord but his lifestyle says the opposite and now people have given up on him?
Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Freedom, to me, is one of the most overused Americanized words. I grew up thinking that freedom meant doing whatever I wanted. “Its a free country” we… Continue reading freedom
Lately, I haven’t been hearing from God as much as I used to and as much as I would like to. I kept thinking, “What changed?” “Why isn’t He speaking to me anymore?” and overthinking about it. Then I realized that I hear most from God when I write things out, even if I don’t… Continue reading worth
Let me just start by saying that the last few days have been so crazy. From people in the hospital for little viruses to big scary cancers, to relying on the wrong people and the wrong things to make me feel better, to falling back into old chains and old patterns and living for a moment… Continue reading faith
Routines have begun to be so important to me. In the past few months of trying to get my life together, I've started to value the importance of schedules and planners and adjusting my daily routine. I’ve started to develop a nightly routine in the last few months, and every night is always the same… Continue reading light
Today, as I flew to Chicago, I read Genesis 1, the story about creation, while I was in the air. Even though I was basically seeing buildings and flat lands underneath me, looking out at the horizon and the different colors of something so simple as the sky made me realize that there’s really nothing… Continue reading my worth, His purpose
“You will find me when you seek me with all of your heart." Isn't that what falling in love, real love, is all . . .