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
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
Have you ever heard a story that you loved so much you could listen to it over and over again? Is there a book that you've worn through from so many re-readings? A movie with scratches on the disc because you have to watch it again? Stories are incredible and many of them are so… Continue reading Please Read the Gospels
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
What are you doing with your summer? Most of us are already a few weeks into the blissful time of the year known as "summer." It is a magical time, a time of no school (sorry homeschoolers - I'm right there with you), a time of hot weather, a time of consuming far more watermelon… Continue reading What Are You Going To Do With Your Summer?
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?
Passion and Purity by Elisabeth Elliot is a quiet little book. It's not particularly long and is the exact opposite of flashy. From the cover to the introduction to the book itself, Elliot creates an atmosphere of peace and rest.
So often, small happy things get lost in the whirlwind. It's refreshing to come back to in the middle of everything right now. Originally published: 6/2/17
I only read Crazy Love a few months ago, but I'm already looking forward to reading it again someday.