I Worried My Way Through My First 25 Years

And it's quite embarrassing now. In third grade, I worried about getting braces like all the other kids. All my friends were getting them. I didn't want to be left out. Me and my friends who didn't have them yet turned paperclips into "fake" braces. Every day I made sure to slide my little paperclip onto… Continue reading I Worried My Way Through My First 25 Years

What to do when you feel like Mia from the Princess Diaries

It's been one of those weeks. Every single day, something went wrong. I won't mention the day I buttoned my shirt wrong and then actually went out in public without knowing until I looked in a mirror and looked my mortification right in the eyes, mentally retracing every possible person I ran into who may have… Continue reading What to do when you feel like Mia from the Princess Diaries

a day in the life of an introvert who is also not a morning person (and other things you should know to help you understand such people)

That alarm went off once, and I hit snooze at 8 am, fully counting on the fact that it would, in 5 minutes, and every five minutes after I hit snooze consecutively, go off again. With that knowledge I soaked in those last few glory moments curled up in my bed. Then, a few moments… Continue reading a day in the life of an introvert who is also not a morning person (and other things you should know to help you understand such people)

Never Forget 7/7/07 – Memoirs and Heart Stirrings

Tonight as I curl up to the sound of a raging thunderstorm outside my window, I recall that this day marks 7 years since the day my life changed forever. It was a day that forever marked me and transformed me in a way I never dreamed. It was one of the best days of… Continue reading Never Forget 7/7/07 – Memoirs and Heart Stirrings

and everything that’s new has bravely surfaced, teaching us to breathe

"Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." (John 20:29) It takes a lot of faith to believe having not seen. Some days when I think on the promises God has spoken over me and over my life, I honestly wonder how much longer I can have faith in them when it… Continue reading and everything that’s new has bravely surfaced, teaching us to breathe