It took me over a year to read Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist. Non-fiction books are like that for me. Most of my most favorite, mind and heart-altering books I have only read through about three quarters. If there's not a beautiful romance to tie together with a kiss on the last page then … Continue reading The Last Supper & Tacos
Darling. Are you overwhelmed? I thought so. How on earth did I know? Well, here’s how: We are all overwhelmed. We are all a little frantic, a little frenzied. We are all a little worried about what the future will bring, a tad frightened that maybe we our fifteen year old selves were right all … Continue reading When You Don’t Know How That Chocolate Got On Your Foot
It is (apparently) one of my greatest goals in life to never, ever, under any circumstances practice what I preach. It’s as if I find something to be passionate and preachy about and then make very sure that I am very not good at that thing. Some of my favorite things to preach are encouragement … Continue reading Dear Self, Sorry.
I have lived in the south for almost ten years now. The ten years have taken their toll. For instance, I am so incredibly frozen right now. I shiver embarrassingly easily. For every fifteen minutes I spend outside, it takes me eight hours to warm up. My hands have not been warm since the Christmas … Continue reading Jesus Still Likes You If You’re Single
Find me here at Your feet again Everything I am, reaching out, I surrender Come sweep me up in Your love again And my soul will dance On the wings of forever. -Hillsong I never gave much thought to the song above besides a brief three day spell when the acoustic version was on literal … Continue reading And Again..
I have hated small talk for as long as I can remember. Yes, I do participate in it myself, but underneath the smiles and chats I'm secretly screaming, "Tell me your deepest fears and craziest dreams and tell them to me now!" If you must have small talk, let me help: This is a comprehensive, yet … Continue reading 5 Phrases to Never Say Ever Ever
I am begrudgingly writing this post only because of my massively ginormous mouth. Let me explain: Every Monday, I write an email to the women at my church. It is informal and low-key, just a way to connect, point to Jesus, and hopefully brighten their days because, Lord help us, Mondays need brightening. This Monday … Continue reading Because I Have a Big Mouth and I Don’t Understand the Holy Spirit