I was doing mindless dishes while my spotify playlist filled the room in the background. In the zone, I kept scrubbing and rinsing and putting dishes on the rack, and then I stopped. Because I heard it. I heard the song I had always dreamed of writing, the one that was in my heart, but… Continue reading Her Success Is Not Your Failure
I’ve come to believe that God doesn’t have a problem cussing at me when necessary. In fact, he once told me the exact perfect word I needed to hear in a moment of complete anxiety and chaos – and it wasn’t a Bible verse. My big-sister friend pulled my chin up, looked directly into my… Continue reading Life Hacks for the 20-Something Badass Woman
*I hope this post inspires you to remember the history you've built, to recall God's faithfulness in your own life, and to see how far you've come. May this post remind you of your journey, and though it is not the same as mine, may you find inspiration to write your own letter, details of… Continue reading But Just Wait Until 2017 – Letter to My 22-Year-Old Self
The friend in this article has read it and has given me her permission to share this story anonymously. One fall afternoon, a couple of 22-year-olds set out on a walk in the park with a peppermint tea and a hazelnut latte. I could tell my friend was having a tough time. The furrowed brow… Continue reading The Power of Thankfulness When Life Isn’t Fair
Welcome to adulthood, where no one is ever in the same life stage at the same time again. Childhood is the one and only part of life we were all in the same life stage: school. The sense of camaraderie of our school days is not appreciated until we are well into adulthood, realizing how… Continue reading How to Celebrate a Rejoicing Friend While Your Own Heart is Breaking, and Vice Versa
In the past several years, I've landed on my bed in tears more times than I can remember. Life is hard. Growing up is hard. The 20s are a lively, fun and adventurous time of life, but they can also be very difficult. There are 5 things I've learned that I really want to share… Continue reading Hey, you in your 20s: Having a Hard Day? Listen. Just Breathe.