OBVIOUS ANSWERS

OBVIOUS ANSWERS

"Therefore, be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." Ephesians 5:1-2 Recently, I have been able to experience the joy of transitioning into adulthood! I am confused about why nobody told me that this is [...]

SURPRISE PARTIES

SURPRISE PARTIES

"So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while." 1 Peter 1:6 This past Tuesday was my mom's birthday. To help her celebrate, my grandma and uncle came into town. In the days before her birthday as my dad and I were beginning to [...]

REALLY LOUD RINGING

REALLY LOUD RINGING

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead," 1 Peter 1:3 I dropped avocado down my shirt today. My blue shirt now as a big green stain on [...]

I HAVE A SECRET

I HAVE A SECRET

“In his defense Jesus said to them, "My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I too am working.” John 5:17 I have a secret. I got braces 4 months ago. It is honestly a really long story and I will spare you all the details, but they aren’t the clear [...]

ARE WE THERE YET?

ARE WE THERE YET?

“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 I have one year left of college. One year. So that means, in one year, I will be paying my own bills and beginning a career. That’s kind of scary to think about. When I was [...]

MISPLACED HOPE

MISPLACED HOPE

"The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever." Isaiah 40:8 It has been a while since I wrote a blog post because every time I would begin one, it just never felt right. I never felt like I had clarity or knew what needed to be said. I [...]

IT’S OKAY

IT’S OKAY

"Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you." Psalm 9:10 Honestly, I do not know where to start. The journey of this year has been one that I never would have planned for myself and am still trying to make sense of. I think we [...]

KEEP HOLDING ON

KEEP HOLDING ON

"from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I," Psalm 61:2 For the past few months God has really been teaching me to trust. These months have been plagued with deaths, lots of sickness, and many “why?” moments. I [...]

NO GOOD THING

"For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right." Psalm 84:11 In our present culture, we are taught to want. We are told that we need certain things like a nice car or house, [...]