So, in 4 days, I'm getting married. Anyone who has been following this blog may remember when I hadn't even been on a date. Now, 4 years later, I'm getting married. Not to the Airman or any other first dates along the way (all few of them). But, to my fella. Now, when I bought … Continue reading Making Space
2013 was the last time I got the opportunity to visit Ireland. I have been twice for ministry opportunities. Now, I have the opportunity to return this July. I.Am.So.Excited. Each time I go there, I fall more & more in love: with the place, the people, and spreading the Love of God across the ocean. … Continue reading Ah, Back to Ireland.
I am so thankful God has placed so many of these brave souls in my life, as leaders, teachers, and friends. I am so thankful that, so far, many of them wanted nothing more for me than to follow where God leads...
God has awakened in me a restless & wandering heart. A heart that desires to see a passion for Him awaken among the nation's youth. A heart that desires to connect to the hurting & broken, hearing their stories, observing the beauty of Creation - all over this nation and across some others. God has called my heart to adventure...
"I'm not nothing! I was never nothing! The power you have I don't need!" -Emma Swan 'Once Upon A Time' Every Sunday, this sentence comes out of my mouth at least once: "It's Once Upon A Time Time!" And, in tonight's episode, in response to a dark voice in her ear, in a show of … Continue reading “I’m Not Nothing!”
She pulled up to the large building - a mostly brick facade that had clearly experienced many add-ons and renovations over the years. She looked at the clock, 9:25. Five minutes until the start of service. She quickly grabbed her purse and walked through the packed parking lot to the back to the church. She … Continue reading Visiting Home
"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life." - Proverbs 13:12 I did it. I packed up my life, loaded as much of it into my car as would fit, and drove across country with my mom. Back to a place I never thought I'd call home again. … Continue reading #LovelySunday – HOPE
This week's Tuesday @ 10 prompt is: Who am I? I am... and Five Minute Friday is Learn. So, here we go... Just over 9 years ago, I graduated high school, packed up my life, and left Oklahoma to return to the sunny shores of California. Now, in a little less than a month, I … Continue reading Who Am I…I am..
I have experienced a lot of rejection in my life... And, I'm not just talking about from guys, although, that has been a lot of it. Schools, jobs, friends, even fellow Christians. And, it sucks. I often wonder...What if...? What if this person hadn't rejected me? What if I had gotten this job? What if … Continue reading The Beauty of Rejection
This week's Tuesday @ 10 word is "Grow"... so many ways one can go with that. But, tonight, I don't feel much grown. After many tears today, especially the last couple of hours, my eyes burn; left my throat sore & raw, my lungs burning from irregular air flow. My body exhausted. Instead of feeling … Continue reading The Growing