Daily Living · Faithfulness · Growth · Whispers of Faith

Dear 35: I Hope You Build with Courage

The first half of my twenties were filled with adventure, memories, laughter, and a good share of angst that culminated in a devastating heartbreak right before my 25th birthday. The second half of my twenties saw healing, growth, and an embracing of who God had made me to be. My 30th birthday was a beautiful… Continue reading Dear 35: I Hope You Build with Courage

Daily Living · Whispers of Faith

His Daily Promise: He Will Sustain Me, Sanctify Me & Satisfy Me

The past month and a half have not been easy for me. The teacher life has a few extra challenges this year, and while I love getting to create new programs at a school I adore, I’ve been hitting the end of my physical and mental rope. The days sometimes blur together, the nights are… Continue reading His Daily Promise: He Will Sustain Me, Sanctify Me & Satisfy Me

Current Events · Daily Living · Relationship

If Everything is Extreme, Then Nothing is Extreme

Do you ever get extremely annoyed by the extremes to which extremists overuse the word “extreme”? In our current cultural rhetoric, it seems like any time something happens that the other side doesn’t like, it’s blamed on “the extreme right” or “the extreme left.” Do the extreme right and extreme left exist? Yes, unfortunately they… Continue reading If Everything is Extreme, Then Nothing is Extreme

Daily Living · Faithfulness · Singleness · Whispers of Faith

He is Sovereign in the Delays

There I sat, sipping cinnamon-laced foam by myself at the coffee shop, tracing the grooves in the wooden table, gazing out the windows at cloudy skies—and my first instinct was disappointment at a friend’s unexpected interruption to our plans. But then I sat there with fingers clasped around the warm mug and forced myself to… Continue reading He is Sovereign in the Delays