I'm writing this from the past. I started this in the middle of July 2017, and have been piecing it together since. When I started this, I was less than a month into my relationship with my boyfriend. But this is published a few days after my wedding. I know that sounds weird, that this…Read more Wait.
I've entered a really cool time in my life, guys. I graduated from college a few weeks ago. I just started my (first) full-time job. I've all but figured out where I'll be completing my Master's degree. And, did I mention I'm getting married in less than four months? My life, and soul, has felt…Read more Things I’m Learning.
In the past few days, I have encountered several situations and conversations that have made me wrestle with what I believe. I think this is important, as it is in the wrestle that we hold on tighter. I think, also, that it is important for us to name the things we believe and to be…Read more Things I Believe
Chapter 2: Sacred We don't understand what it means for something to be "sacred". We live in a human-centered world among people who see themselves as the highest authority. We are quick to say things like "That isn't fair!" because we believe we deserve certain rights as humans. Yet we give little thought to the rights God…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 2)
A few weeks ago, I wrote post titled "Thoughts on Church", in which I reflected on the modern Christian church culture. I had been in the middle of re-reading Letters to the Church by Francis Chan at the time, and was experiencing a really big personal reevaluate of my church life. I have since finished the book, and…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 1)
Hey guys! As I'm writing this, we're coming up to the 200 day mark until the wedding, and my word, time is moving fast! My fiancé (from here on out, HB, for "handsome boy") and I are doing our best to keep ourselves distracted by focusing on our schoolwork and working. We'll both finish school…Read more Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks (so far)
I started this year listening to Letters to the Church by Francis Chan, through Audible. It was an impulse decision, and what a book. I listened to it, and then bought a physical copy, because I needed a space to underline, highlight, and make notes. There are so many nuggets of gold in this book,…Read more Thoughts on the Church.