You cannot put the shackles on yourself.

“When you are not present how could something significant occur?“ I have a wonderful friend & her name is Anna Rose. Whenever I am with her and there are a few minutes of silence, she will always, without fail, ask what I’m thinking about. I love this. Last night, we were sitting in rocking chairs,…

Unpredictable Happiness.

Today has been one of those days where I’m just happy about everything. The sound of coffee brewing. Watching the sun rise over the baseball field from my dorm window. Having a good hair day. Lipstick stains on the edge of my coffee mug. Feeling well rested (I suppose it helps that I fell asleep…

To-Do Lists, Pineapple Milkshakes, & Isaiah 43:1

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.” – Isaiah 43:1-2 ESV I am happy to announce that I am writing this blog post from my couch at home with my dog snuggled up on one side of…

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Cultivate Thankfulness

Things you should know about me: 1) I have lived in the South my entire life (all 18 years of it). 2) I’ve gone to church sporadically for those 18 years, until a year ago when I started to go every weekend. 3) Yesterday was the first Southern Sunday I have ever had. Now you’re…