My Anxiety Monster

For some reason I thought I’ve talked about anxiety on here before, but apparently I can’t find it. So if that’s the case, we’re going to talk about anxiety today.  Back at the end of 2017 into 2018 I struggled with a lot of anxiety. Anxiety was never something I’d really dealt with before and [...]

Break through what is not You

A few days ago a friend of mine was really on my heart, so I text her to hang out. Last night we got dinner and before we parted, joked, "Maybe this was why God wanted us to meet up!" We had just spent a good amount of time sharing similar struggles and experiences, ones [...]

Thank you 27

Today, I cried when I realized it's my last day of being 27. Weird right? I've never cried over turning a year older. It was always "Thank goodness, *insert next age* is going to be even better." But today I don't feel that way. Not that I don't trust 28 (although if I'm being completely [...]

Solomon’s Prayer for Wisdom

Back in March I heard a sermon about 1 Kings 3:1-15, and it's been sticking with me, guiding me, and coming up so much recently. Today my sweet friend Molly asked me how I'm able to focus on the Lord when I start to see Him working and doing things in exciting ways, and not [...]

Pray the silly, bold, specific prayers

Pray. Pray the big, bold, specific, scary prayer. Do it. Just do it. He is a God who delights in big, bold, scary prayers, because He is a God who answers the impossible prayer. He does. Not all of them. And maybe not in the ways that we expect. But He answers. Always. In one [...]

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 [...]