Geek, Lifestyle

Marveling at a Modern Hero: In Memoriam

As many of you know, Stan Lee passed away a week ago today. Now, I'm not usually one to spend a long time ruminating on the deaths of celebrities I've never met, but this circumstance feels different. I know this applies to many other people as well, but to me, Stan wasn't just some celebrity;… Continue reading Marveling at a Modern Hero: In Memoriam

Lifestyle

Digging Up Roots.

Stepping out of your comfort zone is scary, but it’s necessary. You never know what new environment can help you grow more than ever before. Sometimes you just need a little fresh soil... A few weeks ago while on a mission trip in England, we worked on the garden of an elderly couple from the… Continue reading Digging Up Roots.

Lifestyle

Never Enough

If the title of this post got you singing a song from The Greatest Showman, you're not alone! While this post is not about the film, it does take a bit of inspiration from the song's lyrics. We as humans struggle with contentment, with finding "enough-ness." We want it all and once we get it,… Continue reading Never Enough

Faith, Lifestyle

Choosing Barabbas

You may or not be familiar with the story biblical account of the holiday known as Easter, but that is the inspiration behind this post. At the time I began writing this, it was Holy Week, and I've delayed posting it due to getting way too caught up in my studies to make time to… Continue reading Choosing Barabbas

College, Faith, Lifestyle

Chronically Optimistic

Anyone who knows me knows that I've always been pretty good at being- or at least acting optimistic and cheery.  Before I truly found God, however, this optimism was often a façade; I acted optimistic in order to feel better about my life and hide my true feelings from the world. Once I made my relationship… Continue reading Chronically Optimistic

Lifestyle

Holy Week/Easter Weekend: A Week In My Life

••• This is not the type of post I typically do, but I love looking at lifestyle blogs and seeing the little trips & weekly reflection journals some people do and decided to make my own! I want to start posting more regularly, so I thought that incorporating some fun lifestyle-blog inspired posts would be… Continue reading Holy Week/Easter Weekend: A Week In My Life

College, Faith, Lifestyle

From Now On…

If you're anything like me, you're probably obsessed with all things The Greatest Showman. I could talk for hours about how much I love everything about this movie- from the music, the choreography, the casting, the costuming, everything. Despite that wee fan-girl moment you just witnessed, this blog post is not a movie review. It… Continue reading From Now On…

Faith, Life

Dear Dysautonomia

As a person with a chronic illness of the autonomic nervous system, I've had to make many adjustments & try different treatment plants. It's a battle, but it's a battle I'm willing to fight. Since creating this blog, I have joined some online communities of other Christian bloggers my age. Many of these ladies also… Continue reading Dear Dysautonomia

Lifestyle

Getting Real: A Few Thoughts & Where I’ve Been

Being a Christian is hard. No doubt about it. Being a young Christian in a world that is increasingly becoming more and more secular is very hard. But it’s not impossible & it is worth it, that I can promise. Look, I struggle. All the time. I doubt myself. And believe it or not, I… Continue reading Getting Real: A Few Thoughts & Where I’ve Been