The safe space.

I don’t sleep in. Hear me when I say this. I don’t like wasting hours of sunlight. But how fitting is it that at the last house church of the summer, my boss gave a talk on rest, and today I managed to wake up at 11AM, and that was only because of an alarm I…

Sincerely zealous.

A few nights ago, I sat in the passenger seat of a dear friend’s cars, the same passenger seat I sat in 6 months ago while I cried out of desperation and questioned the goodness of God and His love, but this time I sat in the passenger seat and held her hand and cried…

In a crowd of ten thousand, You don’t miss a thing.

He’s in the middle of all of this & I keep missing Him because I’m too busy looking for Him. And yes, the greatest ideas do come to me when I’m studying an hour and a half before I’m supposed to take an exam, and not while I’m perfectly calm and sitting over coffee, but…

Keep you second guessing.

It is definitely a Monday. All I want to do is curl into a corner of one of the many buildings on campus, pull out my laptop, sip from my coffee mug, and scrawl out as many words as I possibly can. All I want to do is write. I’ve had this thirst for a…

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…

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

You are Let that word resonate with you for a few seconds. Now, if you started this Monday morning rushing around the house, spilling coffee down your clothes, and running later than usual, just stop for a second. Or if you “woke up” from only a couple hours of sleep because your dorm room sink…