Have you ever been swimming in the sea only to have a wave come crashing down over your head? The wave didn’t look too big when you were bobbing around and laughing with friends. It was far away. You lost it somehow and then all of a sudden, it has taken you over. You try…… Continue reading hope when you’re drowning
2017 was a year of diving into the unknown. I dove head first into student teaching back in January. I was unsure of myself and stressed a lot over planning the perfect lessons. I learned that kids love you no matter what and that lessons will never go as planned. Throughout the rest of the…… Continue reading goodbye, 2017
Sitting down to write has been hard. My life as a full-time teacher has been crazy and a huge adjustment. I started to write something else but ended up with this list of advice, things I’ve learned or whatever else you want to call my rambling life is a never ending roller coaster of ups…… Continue reading where have i been
Lately, I seem to have lost sight of who my God is. Sure, I’ve checked off my quiet times and prayed some prayers. But it’s been a long while since I sat in His presence. I’ve forgotten how powerful He is. About how much He cares for us. When we lose sight of the Lord,…… Continue reading a weekend of Selah
Asking the Lord hard questions does not mean our faith is wavering; rather asking God these honest questions produces a greater trust in Him. It’s admitting that we can’t do it on our own.
I was planning on staying home and preparing for my first year of teaching. But God had another plan. He sent me to Cambodia for three weeks. I had no idea why, but after much prayer, I decided to obey His call and go. I thought that He would reveal His purpose for me going…… Continue reading Holy Frustration
The past few weeks have felt like a dream. I am cleaning out desk drawers full of sticky note reminders and packing up clothes and random junk I’ve collected the past 4 years. Looking back to my freshman year, I had no idea just how quickly this moment would come. People would tell me that…… Continue reading pieces of my heart