On Giving Thanks For the Life You Were Pretty Sure You Didn’t Want.

For the last month and a half, this has been my constant prayer as I drive through pink-streaked skies and snowy landscapes: “Lord, thank you for leading me to the places I would never have gone to if I was in control.” This place, the leading into this season is one of those things I… Continue reading On Giving Thanks For the Life You Were Pretty Sure You Didn’t Want.

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When Life is Exciting & Terrifying.

There are three things that happen when I am avoiding something that is bringing me stress, or when I let fear take the reins. I stop writing, doing devotionals, and basically halt anything that would cause me to pause, breathe, and think about how I’m feeling and why I’m feeling that way. I throw any… Continue reading When Life is Exciting & Terrifying.

Reflection & Hopes. (Alternatively Titled: Just Another New Year’s Post)

I've spent the last 24 hours curled up with a heating pad and muscle relaxing cream, because on the second day of the new year, I sneezed and threw out my back. Yep. I sneezed. I feel very betrayed by nose. However, it's given me a lot of time to reflect on 2015 & imagine… Continue reading Reflection & Hopes. (Alternatively Titled: Just Another New Year’s Post)