Dear Charles Martin

An open letter to a beautiful author The first book of yours I ever read was Wrapped in Rain. My Grandma handed it to me as my family headed out the door, about to begin a roadtrip from Florida to Minnesota. My Grandmother, beautiful woman that she is, tends to have questionable book recommendations. I … More Dear Charles Martin

Playlist: Hope

Songs for hard times when I need to remind my soul what is true Resurrection in My Veins – Jonathan & Melissa Helser You Know Me – Steffany Gretzinger Whom Shall I Fear [God of Angel Armies] – Chris Tomlin You’re Gonna Be Okay – Brian & Jenn Johnson Strength – Jonathan & Melissa Helser … More Playlist: Hope

2017

Moments from 2017 I want to remember. Disclaimer just for myself: This is not an exhaustive list. Starting the first minutes of the year, curled up on the floor with Pancake, stupidly wearing matching outfits and laughing at life in general. The heart-wrenching pain of saying goodbye to Mum and Blade at the security gate, … More 2017

An Open Letter To Christians Who Think Humility is Believing You are Nothing

“That saved a wretch like me” -John Newton ‘Day by day His tender mercy, Healing, helping, full and free, Brought me lower while I whispered, β€œLess of self, and more of Thee.” Less of self, and more of Thee, Less of self, and more or Thee, Brought me lower while I whispered, β€œLess of self, … More An Open Letter To Christians Who Think Humility is Believing You are Nothing

You Came

β€œOh Holy Night, the stars are brightly shining. It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, Till He appeared, and the soul felt its worth! A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices! Yonder breaks a new and glorious morn.” The King to a Babe. … More You Came

Missing

I’ve been living in PA for more than a month. This is the first time in my life than my home has been in a different state than my family members. I’ve never experienced this kind of missing them before. If I miss them, I can’t just plan a visit or schedule a day to … More Missing

Life is Wonderful

By the third week in PA with no success in the job search, I wasn’t nervous or worried, per se, but I was questioning whether I had heard God right about what type of job I should pursue. Maybe this time He’s not going to give me the desires of my heart? Maybe this time … More Life is Wonderful