Category: Hope

For Everyone… But Not Me

On June 8, 2018, after months of headaches and vision issues, I walked into an ophthalmologist's office expecting a simple appointment that would end with a new prescription. I have worn glasses for as long as I can remember. I knew what to expect and walked in worry free. The appointment started as all the ...

Chocolate Pudding and Quitters

The first time I met Dan's parents, Al and Roxie, I remember being so nervous! Dan and I hadn't been dating too terribly long, but we were already serious. I was only 20 years old, but I was already in love and starting to dream about what our future could look like. I was so ...

Daydreaming Alone

In November 2014, Dan and I felt like God was telling us to pick a word to embrace for 2015. We had never picked a "word of the year" before and, honestly, I am not sure what made us have the thought. When we chose the word "brave" for 2015, I immediately started writing a ...

The Year of Feeling Everything BUT Secure

Before I started this writing in this space, I would always roll my eyes when an author would start a new update with "it's been x-amount of time since I have posted here". I was always so judgmental of the people who were called to write, had very strong and powerful voices, and yet went ...

Third Blogiversary

Three years ago today, July, 28, 2017, I published my first blog to this space. To say I was nervous is an understatement. I didn't know what I was getting myself into, but I knew God had asked me to write and I knew I had to say yes. I remember I was nervous about ...