Tag Archives: jesus

spring break in the mountains

Words are not coming to me easily to describe this week, but perhaps that is the best possible way to feel right now. I am feeling homesick for a place that is not technically home, just another place where my … Continue reading

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26.2–The goal, the reason, the journey.

In case you are still part of the small population of people in my life who have not heard, I am running the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon this October. This is easily the most absurd, terrifying, awesome, and … Continue reading

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Not goodbye, just see you later.

Can I just start out by saying that God is REALLY good? Despite all of the things that have happened recently, I have never had any room to doubt The Lord’s goodness. I am sitting here trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Appalachia Round Two (Spring Break 2015)

What happens when 14 college students and one really cool advisor road trip to rural West Virginia for a week? Magic. The answer is pure magic. This was the second year that I had the privilege of serving in Appalachia … Continue reading

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He will provide, oh yes he will.

As some of you probably know, my financial situation hasn’t exactly been picture perfect lately. As is with most college students, I was staring in the face of medical debt while also trying to fund raise for a mission trip. … Continue reading

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being lukewarm amidst the crazy love.

Recently, I have been doing a lot of self evaluation and reflection. I began reading the book “Crazy Love” by Francis Chan. I think it has been the most challenging book I have ever read just after the Bible itself. … Continue reading

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A White Woman’s Response to Ferguson

Anger. Frustration. Disbelief. These words, and other synonymous words, are the only way I can think to describe my response to the violence that has taken place in Ferguson, Missouri. The troubling thing: Ferguson is not the first, nor will … Continue reading

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Purpose.

I know I am living for a purpose, filled daily with the perfect love, with the peace I can’t understand, storms may rock me and shake me, but they will NEVER stop me, I will continue to follow, as my … Continue reading

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Consistently Awestruck

You sit beside me You murmur to my soul You penetrate the depths of my heart Lover of my soul who knows me Who sees me, and who carries me Even when I refuse to look up You are holding … Continue reading

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A sublime pairing

Overwhelming love Underwhelming service   I love blindly I serve rarely   He serves me daily He loves me fully   Human brokenness Christ’s perfection   They go hand in hand A sublime pairing   We are constantly forgiven Because … Continue reading

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