Perfection vs. Love

Perfection. We all strive for it. Some of us try to convince others that we embody it. Some of us rebel against it. Some of us swear we've seen a hint of it. Taken a taste of it. But the truth is, perfection does't exist on this earth. And on some level, we all know… Continue reading Perfection vs. Love

a break from God

Am I the only one who has ever been burnt out on God? I know it sounds bad and may be hard to admit, but I can tell you that there is freedom in the honesty of it. One of the most quoted scriptures in the Bible is Jeremiah 29:13, which says “You will seek… Continue reading a break from God

Survival Mode

I’m currently in survival mode. Maybe you’ve been here before, in a place where you can’t look past tomorrow without falling apart. Its a place void of dreaming and vision, a place where you are just fighting to hang in there. You’re certainly not thriving. You’re simply trying to survive. You don’t even feel like… Continue reading Survival Mode

This One’s For You

I’d be lying if I said the last couple of months have been easy. I’d be lying if I said they’ve been good. I have been going through one of the toughest seasons of my life. But the thing I’ll say about seasons, the thing that is honestly hard to remember in the depths of… Continue reading This One’s For You

worth. value. identity

Worth. Value. Identity. These can be intimidating words if your life looks anything like mine used to look. I’m not sure where and when I lost it, but I know that I searched hard to find it. Before I met Jesus, I searched for some sense of meaning by trying to get people to value… Continue reading worth. value. identity

lessons from a dog

This is my puppy, Riley. She’s 4 whole pounds and equal parts love and attitude. I don’t get many days to stay home with her all do, so when I do, I make sure to treasure them.  Right now, I’m on a break from school and my internship, and as the holidays have started to… Continue reading lessons from a dog

Christmas gift

As I sit here by the fire on this chilly Christmas night, surrounded by people I love, reflecting on the beautiful gift of Christmas and the story of Jesus’ birth, I can’t help but be drawn to the role of the magi. Three men- wise men- were drawn to Jesus as a baby. He was… Continue reading Christmas gift