a few words if you feel like you can’t make the cut

When it’s just you and Him and you can hear the sound of the rain slowly falling on the roof. When the house is empty and it’s early in the morning and there’s nothing on your mind but Him- yeah, that’s just a taste of His presence, counted as nothing by this world but theContinue reading “a few words if you feel like you can’t make the cut”

dear nicaragua: what you taught me

you taught me that you can love someone the day you meet them. you taught me that life could be a whole lot more beautiful and full, if I walk with simple faith. you taught me that joy isn’t dependent on what you have, but on where your heart is. you taught me that tryingContinue reading “dear nicaragua: what you taught me”

5 life changing books

1. Love Does by Bob Goff This book will shake you from the first pages. It’s one of those books where once you finish, you just want to start it again. Goff opens your eyes to see how God calls us to live out our faith in love. His faith will inspire you and completelyContinue reading “5 life changing books”

for you, if you’ve met the unexpected

Five little verses. Five little verses is all that it took for God to shake me, speak to me, show me, a truth I know I’ll never let go. Five little verses=one big truth. It’s Deuteronomy 8:2-6.  And you shall remember the whole way that the LORD your God has led you these forty yearsContinue reading “for you, if you’ve met the unexpected”

risen for relationship

  she fell in love with Jesus and everything else soon fell away every other desire– except the smile of His face upon hers except His presence and grace and fullness she fell in love with Jesus- and man’s approval fell to the side she didn’t even care anymore what they thought she wasn’t deterredContinue reading “risen for relationship”

gah it’s blurry

blurry. out of focus. ehh. I thought I should delete it. but wait. maybe not. this picture is kinda accurate. it’s messed up. it’s imperfect. it’s not like I think it should be. sounds familiar. sounds like me, honestly. I want everything so clear and perfect. If I could just have a set of rules toContinue reading “gah it’s blurry”

coming down from the mountain

she looked out across the empty plain and knew immediately the reflection in her own soul– everything felt empty.she could rest in the beauty, yes. she could see the branching oak trees and small delicate flowers. she could see the leaves changing in sync with the turning of the season. but she couldn’t see the point. sheContinue reading “coming down from the mountain”

on “l o v e”

I googled “define love” today. love noun 1.an intense feeling of deep affection. ouch. I would perceive, then, that the next step is to try and figure out how to maintain a certain feeling. If we are to love then we must always have this intense, fuzzy feeling? wrong. well what about this stuff: “it’sContinue reading “on “l o v e””