It seems like lately the world is full of uncertainty. Right now, things are ever-changing even more than normal. The enemy is running wild right now. In my little piece of the world, like many ends of the earth, we were experiencing the waves and trembling of Covid-19: Stores low on supplies. Schools closed. Businesses… Continue reading On Lent and Springtime.
The difference a year makes. The difference, two, three… eight. Eight years make a lot of difference when you’re looking back. Today I celebrate the first day of Spring with a type of fondness that surpasses other seasonal beginnings. It is also four days to my 26thbirthday. I've always loved the timing of this day in my life.
Bloom Where You Are Planted
I’m Perfecting Busyness
Perfect outfit. Perfect Pictures. Perfect home. Perfect life. Right? Well. Sometimes, right. As I'm writing this, I'm sitting in my living room surrounded by pillows on the floor, shoes scattered all over my entryway, dirty dishes waiting to be cleaned, dirty laundry piled up upstairs, and the remains of two graduate papers waiting on me.… Continue reading I’m Perfecting Busyness
Love thy unloving neighbor.
I’ve been thinking a lot about love lately. And not in the way most of you are probably thinking. We've all heard the phrase, "love thy neighbor" but I think we've fallen into the lie that the "neighbor" we are called to love is that sweet family with the white picket fence and perfectly manicured… Continue reading Love thy unloving neighbor.
Whirlpools & Swimming Upstream
Summer is finally here, or almost here for some. The weather is heating up, the sun is shining a little brighter. Everything is better about summer, right? Sometimes. Now that it’s summer, people will start swimming. I’ll probably swim some too. I used to swim in my grandparents pool since I was a baby. I… Continue reading Whirlpools & Swimming Upstream
Thankful for Springtime, Thankful for Life.
Have you ever taken the time to be thankful to be alive? And I don’t just mean a passing thought either. I mean take the time to really be thankful. Have you ever stopped to just praise God for the life He’s given you? Have you stopped to thank and praise Him regardless of the… Continue reading Thankful for Springtime, Thankful for Life.
On healing and following the heart.
Healing. It seems like we always want to be better off. To be healthy. To be joyful. To have clarity. To have things easier. To feel whole. To have consistency. To be healed. So why do we consistently make choices and behave in ways that result in the opposite? This isn't about what's out of… Continue reading On healing and following the heart.