I vividly remember being in the shower about a year and a half ago. That's not weird, okay? Just calm down and keep reading. We all know the best time for thinking is in the shower. And I was thinking about math. Again, not weird. It was life math: I was 24 at the time. … Continue reading Step One: Create a Plan
I don’t want to brag, but I have a lot of skills. I can go to Target and only buy what I initially entered said store to buy. I can scrape ice off a car windshield with only a ballpoint pen and a rewards card at my disposal. (Possible but not recommended.) I once ate … Continue reading While I’m Waiting… If That’s What’s Happening Here.
People are messy. What a cute little sentiment, right? Right out of college, I wanted to love messy people. I wanted to dig into their lives and their stories and hold them through the difficulty and point them to Jesus in the hopelessness. I wanted to do this in the same way I wanted to … Continue reading Contemplating Messy People and If I Am a Horrible Person.
I drive between Nashville and Knoxville quite a bit. It's a nice drive, nothing fancy but long enough to feel like a road trip and quick enough to be consistently enjoyable. The views were fine, but I never felt like it lifted a finger to the views between Knoxville and Asheville... until I learned about Ozone … Continue reading I Came in Like a Water Fall
"...as women, in a world where we are told what we need to do to matter is to get thinner and thinner and thinner and smaller and smaller, we lose touch with the fact that the most beautiful thing we can do is grow fuller and richer and to feel the full weight of ourselves." … Continue reading When Your BFF is Insecurity
I’m a big fan of feelings. I prefer the good ones, of course, but I can appreciate the value of a vast array. I want to feel them and talk about them and write about them and read about them and dance wildly because of them. I want to feel them so intensely that they … Continue reading An Open Response to Every Vaguely Encouraging Blog Post I’ve Recently Read