Imagine slowly walking up an old, creaky and jaded staircase in a Victorian-style mansion that consequently, once at the top, advances down a bare corridor with nothing but a few ancient wardrobes and largely pinned up frames against the wall in an orderly manner, taking step after step until ending at an old-fashioned door a … Continue reading Beyond The Worn & Torn Of Life.
Hi, friends! I started doing journal prompt challenges last year around this time and thought it'd be fun to start it back up again. Seeking to have a spirit of gratitude through every circumstance + situation has a been a major theme in my life throughout this year. It's something we must continually be reminded … Continue reading Gratitude Journal Prompt
mysteriously cold days as this one has my heart wishing for the warmth of summer... however, I am growing quite fond of allowing a hot cup of coffee to warm me from the inside out + settling in a cozy corner while outside a blanket of white crisp layers across the soiled ground before I … Continue reading the first snowfall
Here is a chapter of my story, one that may seem so simple + senseless yet it feels like a whole book could be written from the complexity hidden beneath each word. Two years of my life were spent on an island called Sicily, Italy. It seems like a dream that many would long for, … Continue reading to know + be known.
I never used to think it was okay to feel hurt, to show any sign of pain. I used to hide it all deep down inside. I'd hide the hurt behind a mask and gently say and do what was expected of me until I was alone in the darkness of night, it was then … Continue reading A letter to the hurting
I long to write about my travels, my story. From the trials to the triumphs. Every raw, messy, tangled in grace part of it but every time, my ink doesn't flow on to the pages, my paper remains bleached white and empty, longing to be written on but the writer can't seem to get past … Continue reading Where do I belong?
You know that girl you admire, the one you want to be just like? You long to be her friend, but instead, you place her on a pedestal because you think you'll never be as good as her. She seems perfect...at everything she does. And instead of letting her know that her existence makes a … Continue reading unraveling the truth about comparison.
Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV) 8. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. 9. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. I remember May was quickly coming to an end and I … Continue reading The summer I learned the beauty of surrender
1 John 4:11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. Can I share a struggle of mine with you, today? God has been tugging on my heart to share this, so here is a real, raw part of who I am that you may not entirely agree with, but … Continue reading loving people, living for God, and making a difference.