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
Hi everyone! I’m sorry for the long break, but I am back now! Today, I want to share a poem I wrote about “today”. This day is like a work of art- A masterpiece made from God’s own heart. The birds, the trees, He made it all, Yet He still chooses to listen when … More TODAY
It’s crazy how fast this past year has flown by! Alongside my normal resolutions, this year I am making two lists of prayers- answered prayers and prayer requests. My prayers are very personal matters, but I would like to share my prayer lists with you: Answered Prayers in 2015: 1. My lifelong dream coming … More It’s Almost 2016!
Everyone has a story. We are all apart of God’s eternal story of love, faithfulness, redemption, and sacrifice. God’s story starts “in the beginning” with creation. He immediately demonstrates His great love, and characters begin to fall into place. The characters all play supporting roles to build to the climax. Although the main character is … More Motivational Mondays: God’s Story