Rock bottom. I pray it's a place you never have to see. I pray that unlike me you heed to the warnings, and walk in the Light instead of in darkness. I pray you don't let the temptation get the best of you and take you down a road you never intended to travel. I once was so obsessed with having what I wanted, that I tuned God out altogether. I silenced His voice, and turned up my own. It didn't happen all at once. No, It was gradual, as most sin is. I trusted my feelings instead of the Truth.Read More
Do you ever feel left out? Like your the last one up to be picked, but no one wants on their team? Have you ever waited on God but the wait began to feel like a weight? One that is holding you back from happiness?I've been there, and more often than I like, I go back on emotional visits.Read More
A few months ago a friend of mine was commenting on how adventurous and confident I am. I laughed a bit and thought to myself, "How did I get here?". I started thinking about the old me, the version of myself that wasn't confident. The me who's battled so much pain and insecurity; Who felt like she didn't start living her life until she was 25. Let me tell you about her...Read More
Today is my last day as a 26 year old. I’m sitting on the floor of my room thinking of all the wonderful things this year has brought me. It’s been a whirlwind of adventure and change, but I can’t help but think how I want the next chapter to be even better. I thought to myself – If my life was defined by this next year, what would I want my life to look like?
I want my life to be a legacy of love and impact.Read More
Yesterday I woke up feeling empty, as if there was a hole in my chest the size of a crater. I felt sad and honestly I didn't know why. But I should have.
Today (Feb. 17) is my late father's birthday. Before today, I can't remember the last time I cried on his birthday, but somehow the pain of losing him felt fresh as ever - like a wound that never healed. Except that it has. When I lost my dad I was 14 years old and was not a follower of Jesus. His death sent me into in depression - a battle that lasted 10 years. At my worst, I was a shell of a person.Read More
2015 was an incredible year for me. I grew so much personally and spiritually. It was, at the point in time, the best year of my life. I had no idea how 2016 would compare. But I was determined not to compare the two. I’m a firm believer that the best is always yet to come.
2016 was a whirlwind in the best way. This year I discovered more about myself than I ever have, and the plans God has for me. I traveled abroad for the first time, saw snow for the first time (and got trapped in a blizzard), and started a business. You could say it was a year of firsts.Read More