leave the pity party

Do you ever have those days where everything seems so clear? Everything. The sky, your heart, your dreams, your passions–it’s all so pure and you feel fully alive? Today was one of those. I was driving and turned on my voice memos to record all that my mind was sifting through. Sometimes you have to…

15 reasons you should start a blog

One of the most frequent questions people ask me on Instagram is whether or not they should start a blog, and if so–would anyone read it or even care? I still have a long way to go, but I sat down today and thought about some of the benefits of blogging and all it has taught…

Purpose and Platform: How the two collide

God has given us all a unique platform through which He will accomplish His purpose in us. Something entirely different than everyone else. What happens is that we get so caught up in worrying about our platform that we miss our purpose. We compare our platform (number of followers, page views, job position, gifts, talents)…

and somehow, we find acceptance

rejection is an acceptance. an acceptance into who you were meant to be. an invitation to step into the embodiment of the space you were created to fill. an ushering in of something beautiful. I promise you this: you can leverage pain into passion. you can leverage loneliness into love. you can leverage rejection into acceptance,…

stop waiting

Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually. Hosea 12:6 I want to encourage all of us to stop simply waiting, and start waiting upon. To start waiting for. Waiting is stationary. Waiting upon is an action. Waiting is staying in the same place. Waiting upon is reaching…