The First 30 Days

I CAN'T BELIEVE I'VE BEEN HERE FOR A MONTH! Here's a recap of what's been going on: One month ago, I arrived in France! I jumped right in upon arrival in Angers, taking the placement exam for French classes, which I promptly handed in blank...nowhere to go but up! On my first weekend here, I [...]

My #YearOfYouVoxBox

This is kind of fun...I don't consider myself a beauty blogger by any means, but I started using Influenster to review products and a fun feature they have is sending products for free for you to try out and review! I recently received a Vox Box from Influenster that included A jar of Classico Organic [...]

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In this past season that has consisted mostly of working my butt off for the unknown, 2018 was marked by countless steps of faith, working to be faithfully obedient when I had no desire to, striving to thrive in moments I felt like giving up, and hoping and praying that it would all be worth [...]

“Don’t Lose Sight” – A Marine Senior Drill Instructor’s Wisdom

My sister Miriam is off at boot camp in South Carolina in the process of becoming a marine. We finally received a letter from her the other day where she quoted her senior drill instructors saying, "Don't lose sight of the ocean for the waves in front of you." It reminded me of where it says [...]

The Waiting

Easter weekend might just be my favorite holiday. As believers, Easter represents the reason for our hope. It is the powerful moment when our Savior went willingly to the cross to die a brutal death to redeem all of humanity in an act of radical love. However, that's not the end of the story. He [...]

Hold on…GIANTS?!

When the Bible comes to life in a whole new way Over the past 2.5 years I have been working for a non-profit that provides support and a safe home for survivors of domestic sex trafficking. For the last few months, about twice a month I would go to the home and lead our participants [...]

Let Incense Arise

I've been in Hong Kong for the past seven days and it has been a whirlwind of exploration, relaxation, and of course, caffeination with a childhood best friend. It has been a beautiful time so far and I'm attempting to savor the last few days here before flying back home. On the first full day [...]

10 Gifts for the Theology Lover in Your Life

Christmas is quickly approaching and if you're anything like me, you tend to panic last minute, trying to remember all of the great ideas you had for gifts for people throughout the year. If you have a fellow theology lover in your life (or really most anyone would enjoy these gifts), here are some of [...]

The Liebster Award

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links that if clicked on or the item is purchased I may receive a small compensation for. I have received two nominations for the Liebster Award from Lureta and Kim! Two lovely ladies with really great blogs. Please check them out! Thank you so much, Lureta for the nomination! It means so [...]