Writers Make Horrible Storytellers

I love to write–but if you ask me to tell you a story orally, I guarantee you’ll tell me to just stop before I’m even halfway through. — You see, I tend to get tongue tied when I speak out[…]

When God Doesn’t Work Like Instant Mac-and-Cheese

I’ll be the first to admit that I am a very impatient person–so instant stuff is awesome to me. — Instant results. Instant hot chocolate. Instant Messaging Instant coffee. Instant oatmeal. Instant answers on Google. Instant Mac-N-Cheese (I lived off[…]

4 Tips For Loving Your Life When You Don’t Know What You’re Doing With It

I’m a chronically indecisive person–just ask my fiancé. — Because he’s a nice guy, he always asks my opinion on where we should eat if we go out…and even when he narrows it down to three or four options for[…]

Math and the Gospel

I’ve never been much of a fan of math…but there’s always been a tiny nerd hiding inside of me, and occasionally she pokes out her disheveled head to geek out over interesting facts and little known statistics. — So, I really[…]

New Year, New You — how to beat the new year’s cliche

Happy 2017!! I know I’m a few days late in wishing you that, but let’s  be honest, January 1st is not a *magic* day just because the date rolls over when the clock strikes midnight. — No, friends, I believe that[…]

Small Town Sunsets

One of the most beautiful things about God is that he doesn’t avoid doing things just because there’s an easier way. He could turn the sun on like a light bulb every morning with the flip of a switch, but[…]

Mary, Did You Forget?

Lately I’ve been listening to an audio version of the Bible in the mornings when I drive. I love the convenience of it, and it makes the drive go by much faster. I just finished up the last few chapters[…]

Brook + Danny | engaged! |

December 10, 2016: 8:41am. I rolled over and groaned, burrowing deeper into my warm nest of blankets and mentally berating myself for not being able to sleep in when I finally had the chance. Giving up on falling back to[…]

7 Things Americans Should Be Grateful For Right Now

I recently started a new Bible reading plan (basically what happened is I was supposed to be paying attention in class one day, but, instead, I browsed Google in order to make a list of as many Bible passages about[…]

This One’s For the Sensitive Girl

I was in elementary school the first time a loved one scolded, “You don’t have to cry about everything.” And from that day forward, I began my quest to master the art of hardening. Hardening my heart against words that could cut, and[…]