Like many people on the Internet, I'm a HUGE fan of D.I.Y-ing and being crafty. I'm constantly making things- just ask my roommates... In the Spirit of the Christmas season, I wanted to share an easy craft with y'all that I made with my roommate Tori for our apartment using a few items laying around… Continue reading DIY Christmas Garland
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
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.
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
I am not that girl. I am not the girl who has a ton of friends to hang out with every weekend. I am not the girl who guys take much/any interest in. I am not the girl with 1000's of followers or likes on Instagram. I am not the girl with extreme smarts, talents… Continue reading I’m not that girl.
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
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
••• 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
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…
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