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)
We all lose people, but that doesn't make it any easier. We all go through changes that feel devastating and hurt deeply. We all feel pain regularly, whether we show it or not. This year has been a hard year for me, in more ways than one. I lost two people personally, one to suicide.… Continue reading Share Your Suffering
For me it is good to be near God. (Psalm 73:28a) I've been caught up in a lot of stuff lately. I just turned in my first two college applications, my car keeps breaking in expensive and obnoxious ways, I've just had to leave a steady nanny job to look for different work, and so… Continue reading It is Good to be Near God
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
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
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.