Before any introverts go on a (quiet) rampage, muttering that introverts are just as good as extraverts and it's just because of the way culture is set up that they're at a disadvantage etc. etc... I am and always have been a major introvert. I do the whole stereotypical act: reading books late at night,… Continue reading Why Introverts Should Try to Be Extraverts (Sometimes)
10. I smile nervously at my dad. I've been waiting for this moment for a long time. So has he and there are tears in his eyes. 9. He offers me his arm and my little brothers open the doors. We walk slowly into the room. 8. Everyone is standing up. Their eyes are on… Continue reading Countdown
Dishes are not as important as changing the world. Or so I would like to believe. I have to credit one of my very dear friends with the idea of this post and the torture that she has caused me these past few weeks as I think about her words. I love you Laura! Luke… Continue reading Faithful in a Little
The grace of God has reached for me And pulled me from the raging sea And I am safe on this solid ground The Lord is my salvation "The Lord is My Salvation" by Keith and Kristyn Getty I have fallen this week, this month. I have sinned repeatedly, even when I knew it was… Continue reading Grace Draws Us Back
Today, I decided that I felt like writing a sappy/sentimental post. I don't usually write like this and it took at least three false starts. So buckle up. 🙂 There is someone in my life who I treasure like no one else. She has been with me for longer than I can remember and we… Continue reading My Sister
There are a thousand different ways to show people that you love them, but sometimes none of them come to mind. Here is a list we can all reference when we're looking for creative ways to love the people around us. text them randomly in the middle of the week clean their room (exercise caution… Continue reading Some Ideas for Showing Love
I wrote my last post in a state of dullness; life wasn't working and nothing I did seemed to help. All I could do was to keep pushing through, keep doing the things that need to get done in a day: eat, shower, school, work, chores. Go to bed, wake up, repeat.
We all know 1 John 4:19 by heart. We can recite it forward, backward, and upside down. But how often do we think about the deep meaning of the verse?