Healing in a process. And sometimes it feels freaking long and doesn’t follow your timeline. Sometimes you’ll find deeper layers of hurt, pain, and brokenness once you deal with the surface level junk. Those layers aren’t being revealed for your destruction but your wholeness.
In the beginning of January, I was wiped. I’ll talk more in the future about the burn-out I experienced this year. As for now, I’ll say that it wasn’t pretty. The New Year started and I was not in an awesome place. Something needed to change. While watching Hannah Brencher’s Year of The Book course, I […]
We met at the downtown coffee shop. As I drove there, I blasted “Beautiful Surrender” by the Jonathan & Melissa Helser through my car speakers and prayed a lot. It was my first date in two and a half years. After our impromptu (a story for another day) four hour conversation days before, I had a feeling that being together would at least be fun, but my heart was still nervous to get my hopes up too high.
All I really knew was that this dimply barista boy was majorly precious and insanely kind.
One of my favorite moments at our wedding was a simple conversation during the reception with my much loved, “camp moms.” These two women have been mentors, friends, and inspirations to be for many years. One of them asked me if most of the young adults attending our wedding were friends from our church and […]
To the ones always planning their next adventure, may you also find a place to call your own. To the ones stuck waiting until the perfect moment to act, may you take the leap of faith. To the ones who know pain and disappointment, may you get your hopes up. To the ones […]
All of a sudden, in a few short moments, your whole life is declared as changed. Though there is much leading up to this, there’s no way to express how wild it is that vows, rings, and a kiss before witnesses seals you up as man and wife.