Letting God grow them is worth it

The other day I text my friend Lindsay the video/gif version of this picture. “How I feel about our friendship. This would be either of us” “Hahahahahahahaha where were you in college” Our friendship came out of nowhere. We met at a friend’s house in a group setting, and then through a series of random [...]

Did you know: There’s more than this

Did you know there’s a version of life where the emptiness you feel doesn’t exist?  Did you know there’s a version of life where the love you crave is freely given?  It’s not earned or taken away the second you mess up - because you will mess up - but a love that is not [...]

Life through the Spirit

Not going to lie, I have this awesome dream that my husband and I will meet because he boldly gets up on a stage one day, or boldly approaches me, out of obedience to the Lord and a prompting from the Spirit so strong he can't ignore it, and speaks truth into me in such a [...]

Home in Alabama

There’s no way to put into a few words how incredible this weekend was. If you want the short version - I found the family I’ve been searching for for years in Mobile, Alabama. The long version: Started almost four years ago in July 2014. I was in my last month on the World Race [...]

Restore the sparkle to my eyes

At some point over the past year, I stopped journaling. I’ve always been super into writing everything down, in specific detail, no matter what, because I wanted to have everything documented. Every situation, every conversation, every emotion that was important to my circumstance at that time. I loved it because when I’d look back on [...]

Warrior

Yesterday was the last day of April, which meant it was the last day of "Restoration" being my monthly word. I had decided I wasn't going to put time limits on my words for the time being, since I don't have set ones planned out right now. And I wanted to ensure that if I [...]

Seasons – Winter

Like the frost on a rose Winter comes for us all Oh how nature acquaints us With the nature of patience Like a seed in the snow I’ve been buried to grow For Your promise is loyal From seed to sequoia I know Though the winter is long  Even richer the harvest it brings Though [...]