Category: Hope

My Paralyzed Heart

I don't often live in quiet spaces. I love music, and so I have a constant flow of several different genre's playing in the background. The creation of my own nonstop background score has created a lot of memories and emotions tied to music. Songs transport me to different seasons in my life and different ...

I Really Don’t Know

I am an Ennegram type 1. For those of you who don't know what that means, the Ennegram consists of nine personality types. Each type is defined by a particular core belief about how the world works. That core belief drives your deepest motivations and fears — and fundamentally shapes a person's worldview and the ...

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 ...