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.
In the back of my Bible are 2 very special pages; my war-room. Actually, I got the idea from The Sacred Echo by Margaret Feinberg. It's two facing pages that I keep prayer requests & prayer prompts on. Many just names, or names & ways to pray for them. Scrawled in the middle of one of those … Continue reading I Carry It All
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart...
So, I've talked before about my dream to live in a tiny house and travel to do youth ministry. I have gone through several stages of what/how/when, all the important questions. But, I know a lot of people wonder about the why... So, why tiny? Because there is so much, too much Too much beauty out … Continue reading Why Tiny?
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...
...honestly, I can't imagine being hope in a hopeless world without the Source of Hope. It just wouldn't be possible.
My submission is called to be different than his. Mine revolves around due respect, of him, of his position, of our relationship, and of Christ's headship over both of us. His revolves around the command to love & sacrifice, caring for me as Christ does his church.
There are a lot of days, since I'm early in my career, that I find myself wondering "what am I doing? Am I doing what I'm supposed to? Am I educationally or emotionally prepared for what I'm doing?" I mean, of course I am, this is all a part of the process. It's the act … Continue reading Oh, Monday
Some days just feel...hopeless. Like, what am I doing this for? How can I possibly make a difference in the world? There's just too much ugly garbage... But, then, there are days like today (which started off as that), but remind me that, even by affecting change for one person, I've impacted the world in … Continue reading Wednesday Musings
When I read these passages, I am reminded: my body & this earth are not my own. I am meant to be a steward of them, and take care of them.