Hang in there with me! I'm very sensitive to age-ism, especially in regards to the treatment, language, and expectations/assumptions surrounding children.. Growing up, I always felt that my age was a hindrance. "You're too young to make decisions by yourself," "You're not old enough to talk to adults like they're friends," "When you're older, ______,"… Continue reading why I don’t love “the kids’ table.”
Future husband. Yep. To be completely honest, I have zero (like, below zero) desire to date anyone, at all right now. The idea of being in a relationship is laughable and so not something I think about the way I used to (hellooooo hormones). So when God began nudging me to start praying again for… Continue reading praying for my…
It's easy to feel ungrateful when you're struggling through something that is "easy" compared to another person's life or a season you've previously been through. There are couples longing to adopt or conceive a baby, marriages navigating communication issues, and lonely children longing to call someone "best friend." And I think that feeling that that… Continue reading women’s retreat feels.
Good morning from NC! Fall Essentially a gentle winter is here: here's to Patagonia pullovers, hot coffee, lotsa chili, and cozy warm homes to keep my spirit elevated as the temperatures drop. This morning, I had a revelation about the season I'm in. And yes, tears are in my eyes.. again.. as I type this. For… Continue reading raw insight to what He is doing in my heart.
Whoa, the Spirit is churning my heart so much these days! There are so many layers to what is happening in the world and I want to encourage you to 1. receive what the Lord says to/through Habakkuk 2. put on a new lens through which you see the world. Maybe this looks like shifting… Continue reading He meets us on the street corners.
Oh gosh, it has been a while (I keep saying that?) and I can feel it in my bones. I need to release. College is crazy, new job is awesome, free time is limited, quiet time is starving. This week has been an evaluation week for me, and I've concluded that I'm doing too much to… Continue reading the woman at Starbucks.
Today I woke up with the peace of the Lord engulfing me. Though it was early in the morning, I knew that I'd have this Friday to regroup and relax. Jesus Calling, Scripture, a little journaling, prayer. Stay away from Facebook and Instagram. Get my workout in and done. This is generally my morning rhythm.… Continue reading when you’re (..I’m) offended.
"The Christian is not a good man. He is a vile wretch who has been saved by the grace of God." - Dr. Martin Lloyd Jones This morning, lies and scenes of myself being shunned and shamed flashed in my head and I felt that part of my throat and chest begin to tighten while… Continue reading a saved, vile wretch.
I kept ya hanging there for a while, huh? (If you're confused, check out how God healed my back: (I: brutal journey). Let's go back to the where I left off: So I was having all the symptoms of a heart attack (chest pain, left arm pain, chills, shortness of breath, jaw pain, lightheadness, nausea...) after the… Continue reading God healed my back: (II: miracles happen in present day life).
"God knows our hearts and dreams..." This is such an encouraging truth from one of Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke's podcast, especially in this (hopefully quick!!) season of seeking out internships, jobs, and other opportunities to explore and grow in my giftings. I'm struggling currently with desiring a life that I currently don't have; I forget… Continue reading dreams and the Truth.