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

big faith

These last few weeks have been jam-packed with emotion. My cousin passed away a little over a week ago, and I have been going through the process of dealing with everything that comes with that. He had down syndrome and went to be with the Lord at the young age of 25. The grief that… Continue reading big faith

faith

Let me just start by saying that the last few days have been so crazy. From people in the hospital for little viruses to big scary cancers, to relying on the wrong people and the wrong things to make me feel better, to falling back into old chains and old patterns and living for a moment… Continue reading faith

heart check

we live in a time where people care about how something sounds more than what it actually says. if it is hashtag worthy or flows together nicely and has some vague meaning about “life is good” people eat it up. the one that sticks out for me most is “follow your heart.” its written all… Continue reading heart check