as this year draws to a close and the new year creeps around the corner, everyone begins to focus on what they can do different this next year. but instead of already turning my focus on what 2018 has in store for me, i want to reflect and remember the blessings and good times of … More goodbye 2017
the past four years in high school have been absolutely wonderful. but they weren’t always easy. if i had to pick one thing i learned in high school, it would be that change is inevitable. no matter how much i hate change, CHANGE WILL STILL HAPPEN. jobs change. sizes changes. weight changes. grades change. favorite … More change.
between hurricanes and spiritual warfare, storms are constantly changing and impacting our lives and we have two choices of how to react: we can panic or we can focus on Jesus. we like to think that we will focus on Jesus when life gets hard, but in reality we continue to fear. matthew 14:27-32 says … More come.
growing up, i was raised on a steady diet of chicken fingers and fairytales. i dreamt of princesses, horse-drawn carriages and magical castles. i yearned to be swept off my feet by my Prince Charming. and to be honest, to this day, my dreams have not changed much. but as i have gotten older, i … More a hoping romantic
this year has been filled with memories- the good, the bad, and the ugly. and even though some times were harder than others, the year flew by, and it’s crazy to think that high school is almost over. AUGUST was the start of a new school year. i ended a relationship that i knew would … More goodbye, junior year
i have struggled my whole life to fit in. i wasn’t like everyone else, and they didn’t always like that. i have cried and prayed and cried and prayed since i was nine years old for God to bring me a true friend. and every time i thought i had that true friend, they left. … More The Power of Prayer
by now, the school year is winding down and everyone is ready for summer. college is right around the corner and i know that so many things will change in the next couple years. but i’m beginning to remind myself throughout the day that even though life can get crazy and stressful, in all of … More it is well
today as i sat at a baseball scrimmage, i started thinking about last year’s baseball season- and i am so glad my life is not the way i thought it would be. …and i have never been so glad that my life has changed so much in one year. i’m not the same girl i … More one year later
Recently, in the past few months, I have learned a lot about waiting. It is so hard… But it will be worth it. Lots of times, God has us wait because it is not His timing yet. It might be in His plan, but NOT YET. Waiting can seem long and awful, but in the … More The Waiting
I have found it really easy the past few weeks to get overwhelmed and stressed out. Life is crazy, and school is a lot of pressure. But I realized the other night that I was getting stressed out and overwhelmed because of ME. Not school. Not work. ME. When I rely on myself and my … More Our Strength FAILS, But Our God NEVER Does!
A few months ago, I asked myself a long list of questions to sum up my life. I asked myself what I loved. What makes my heart beat? What is the reason I wake up in the morning and the thing that puts a smile on my face before I go to sleep? What do … More What is my passion?
Recently, with school starting back, that means that schedules will be getting crazy again! But I am hoping that today is the start of my weekly writing again! I have missed writing so much and am so glad to be back! After church today, I was listening to As Isaac, and a particular line from “My … More 1 John 4:19