I am six years old. Sitting there at my kitchen table surrounded by books and flashcards, listening to my mother repeat different sounds over and over. I just couldn’t seem to get them right. Once again she would raise the flashcard for me to read. I would . . .Read More
It’s crazy how you can hear something years ago and never realize how much it still affects your life today. For me, that is “Don’t get your hopes up.” It’s a common saying that is meant to protect. It’s said so that you won’t get disappointed or embarrassed if what you’re waiting on doesn’t come through. I don’t know where this saying originated, but I feel sorry for whoever said it. Because I would . . .Read More
Ever since I was sixteen, I’ve almost always had a suitcase in the corner of my room always ready to be packed. And right now, I practically live out of my suitcase. Needless to say, these seven things . . .Read More
I don’t know of a word to describe God’s plan. Just thinking about His plan will hurt your head. The world God created and everything He created in it is so intricate. And it’s . . .Read More
My favorite books as a child are still my favorite books today and ones that I could read over and over again. These books influenced me greatly as a child and fueled my imagination and creativity. These books not only contain stories that continue to influence me even today but these books . . .Read More
So, I really wanted to do a fun summer themed article this week. And because I’ve been to several meetings these past few weeks, and talked about myself a lot, I’ve discovered a few things I really can’t . . .Read More
I have said the same prayer so much that I have it memorized. It's a simple prayer: "God, move in my life. Give me the opportunities I need to do what you want me to do." Every time I've prayed it, I've meant every word. And I still . . .
I'm sure you've heard it said that there are different seasons of life. I don't know anyone who hasn't. I've been through some great seasons of life: ones where I tried new things and made amazing memories. There were . . .Read More
I know a lot of successful people. Some went to college, and some didn't. Personally, one of the scariest decisions I ever made was choosing not to go to college. I was afraid because I thought no one would give me a chance because I wasn't what a lot of the world would call "qualified." I was scared of the people who believe that if you don’t go to college, you aren’t qualified to do what you do. But if we are going to live in that limitation, we might as well . . .
When it comes to big things, I'm a planner. I always have been. I can easily go without a plan if it's something small. But if it's a big deal, I want a detailed plan. I want to . . .
It all started while listening to a podcast and deciding to take a break from social media. I was about to release this blog, and I wasn’t happy with the content I was writing for it. It didn’t sound like me. It wasn’t what I wanted to write. It just wasn’t . . .Read More
I love revelation moments with God. And this was definitely one of those moments. He reminded me of something that I love to do, and He asked me, why I gave up on looking for opportunities to do it just because the timing wasn’t right? This moment made me think about . . .
This isn’t the greatest feeling in the world. I’m pretty sure they think I’m crazy. I don’t completely understand what I’m thinking, but I know it feels right. Maybe that’s not the greatest excuse, but . . .Read More
There I am. Twelve-years-old. Nothing I want more than to fit in. I dress in the brand of clothes my friends do. I act a certain way even though I know it is wrong. I like things my friends do. It doesn’t matter if it is me or not; I want to be accepted. I don’t . . .Read More