I love the hope that the beginning of a year brings. At the start of each year, I like to make new plans and goals for my life. But instead of making traditional New Year’s Resolutions, for the past several years I have chosen one word. This word guides me through each year, in my … Continue reading One Word—My 2019 New Year’s Resolution
Last month I announced that I would be writing for the Christian blog We Are Beautiful, and today my first post was published on their blog! I’m so excited for this chance to write devotionals, which I’ve felt God calling me to write in addition to my fiction. The theme for We Are Beautiful’s posts … Continue reading My First Post for We Are Beautiful!
This is the first week of July, which means we’re at the halfway point of 2018, so I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my goals for this year and see how I’m doing. Instead of making new year’s resolutions, I choose one word to guide me for the year. 2018’s word is … Continue reading Refocus
I’ve had the privilege to be on Kelly Balarie’s launch team for her new book, Battle Ready, and I’ve loved this chance to read an advanced copy and to help launch this book into the world. Today I have a special guest post to share from Kelly about being battle ready. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading Kelly Balarie Guest Post: 5 Tips to Being Battle Ready
I have some exciting news that I wanted to share with you all—I’m going to be writing for the wonderful Christian blog We Are Beautiful! For a long time I never wanted to write nonfiction. I thought that truths were better shared through fiction, and so I made that my focus as I grew as … Continue reading Exciting News!
God has shown up in my life in a very big way recently, and so today I want to share more of a personal story with you. I’ve been dealing with eye issues for ten years now. It started with just dry eyes in high school, but for the last several years, in the fall … Continue reading Write Through It
Last year I wrote about what I do instead of making traditional new year’s resolutions. I choose one word to guide me for the year, and I make an inspiration board that I can look at each day to remind me of my word. For my boards, I decorate a 12in by 12in piece of … Continue reading One Word—My 2018 New Year’s Resolution
It’s almost Christmas! I love this time of year. I don’t think there’s anything more beautiful than Christmas lights, and I love all of the decorations. My husband even put my engagement ring under the Christmas tree in his apartment when he proposed to me. I just love that we get to celebrate Jesus’ birth … Continue reading Christmas Traditions
Tuesday, August 1st was my second wedding anniversary. I can’t believe my wonderful husband and I have already been married for two years. It feels like just two days ago that I met the cute boy next door and realized we worked together at our university’s writing center, and it feels like yesterday that I … Continue reading Our Second Wedding Anniversary
I wrote last month that one of my favorite things to do when I’m not writing is make jewelry. One of my other favorite hobbies is to color. I mostly choose to color Christian coloring books, because when I’m coloring something with scripture it becomes a much more fulfilling experience. Reflecting on God’s word while … Continue reading When I’m Not Writing: Coloring