We all can be dramatic sometimes. We all can make things worse than they really are. Take me for example. My dad has a swollen lymph node in his neck. First thing I thought? Cancer. Second thing I thought? I’ll never see him again. Now that is dramatic. But let’s get real for a second: life can getContinue reading “How To Love Jesus When Shiz Gets Hard”
DECEMBER 24TH & 25TH: Give & give generously I am going to be signing off social media for a little while, which is why I am sharing two days of giving in one! If there has been anything that I have learned during this 25 days of giving and just the last few years ofContinue reading “Day 24 & 25 of Giving | Give & Give Generously”
One of my students asked me if I was rich today.
UH did that hit me in the gut.
Over my life span, I’ve noticed something: I have a whole lotta pet peeves. Like dogs barking between 4 am-8 am. Or locked doors. Or when I am asked any sort of question in the morning. …really just mornings in general. Traffic. (So to help that pet peeve disappear, I moved to California.) The list couldContinue reading “What Would Jesus Do?”
You may believe in God and in His son, but there are things in your life that are too deep to even speak of. There are weeds that have made their roots and you are too afraid to pull them up. There are struggles you are too ashamed to unravel.
But the thing is, if we aren’t open to receiving someone’s love or help, we aren’t fully open to receiving Him.
I’m a weirdly vulnerable & honest person. So I want to share 10 honest things about me.
Here we go.
And now here you are, sitting in Southern California, wondering what is coming next. But as you sit here, writing to yourself, dreaming of the future again, I want to tell you something.
I used to brush off anything that mentioned women not feeling enough or worth it, loved or valued. I used to get frustrated with so many articles being written, so many posts created, telling women: YOU ARE ENOUGH. YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. It frustrated me because women should know that. Women should feel loved. WomenContinue reading “The Lie of ‘You’re Not Worth The Pursuit’”
I have a love/hate relationship with wedding season. The part I love? Well heck- I love the love. The part that hits me where it hurts? The constant reminder that my plans weren’t His plans. This past weekend I had a stinking BLAST at my friends’, Alec and Morgan’s wedding. This weekend was all about celebrating loveContinue reading “Love & Wedding Season”
Joy: a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. It’s a funny thing that joy. It can swing as high as belly laugh or smiling until you cheeks hurt, or as low as an indescribable peace in the eye of the storm. Joy can come in the happy moments, but it also can come in the crappy moments.Continue reading “Joy Is Pineapples, Watermelons, & Florida’s Chickens “