30-Day Writing ChallengeDay 8: Share something you struggle withA friend asked me this summer over lunch, “Is it hard for you when people praise you?” Is it hard for me? Oh, friend. You have no idea how hard it is for me. As a little girl, I was so eager to please others. Too eager,… Continue reading When You Love the Praise of Man a Little Too Much
30-Day Writing ChallengeDay 7: List 10 songs that you’re loving right now.I am a girl who needs music almost as much as she needs breathing. Music is something that I feel in the depths of my soul, in the marrow of my bones, and in the beat of my heart – something that cannot be… Continue reading Top Ten Songs on My Playlist
30-Day Writing ChallengeDay 6: 5 ways to win your heartTwo days ago I wrote about “How to Win the Heart of a Man” after interviewing six male friends with the question, “What are five ways to win a guy’s heart?” I also interviewed nine female friends with the question, “What are five ways to win… Continue reading How to Win the Heart of a Woman
Top Ten Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving1. Grace. Daily, undeserved grace to be called a child of God. 2. My family. They support me, love me, and remind me that I’m not alone. 3. My church. It gives me spiritual growth, leadership, accountability, and inspiration. 4. My job at Madison. I couldn’t ask for… Continue reading A Heart Full of Thanks
30-Day Writing ChallengeDay 6: 5 ways to win your heartWhen I saw this prompt, I thought of the many times I’ve written on this topic, and how I could easily write about it again. But then I realized that more important than airing my thoughts again, I needed to ask the people around me what… Continue reading How to Win the Heart of a Man
This summer I studied Hebrews and memorized Hebrews 12 as I did so. As I meditated on the verses, I thought long and hard about verses 16 and 17 that describe Esau and his downfall. I used to question what was so incredibly sinful about what Esau had done – apart from caring about his… Continue reading Are You Seeking the Blessing with Tears?
My dreamer’s soul loves to travel. I have always been allured by other places and new experiences in said places. When I’ve questioned why this is so, it’s hard to put a finger on it … but I’m simply fascinated by the diversity of our huge world, and I love taking in as much as… Continue reading 5 Places to Visit