the things learned in fall 2017

These months have flown by in a stream of colors, photographs, memories, last-minute trips, laughter to the point of tears, milestones, way too many emotions to keep up with the amounts of caffeine + sleep in our system (which is not a lot), and countless stories. So much has been unfolded in the rich, sentimental,…

with no anxious fear

what does it mean to trust and wait with no anxious fear? this is the simple yet complicated question that swirls around your rhythm of life. it began as a simple lyric tucked into a song repetitively used to flood your mind when all else hits levels of insanity that tear you apart. but this…

rooted + grounded

It’s senior year. The world surrounding me is changing. Everyday unveils a new set of scenes, changes arranging in grand to small details, ever intensifying. Home is no longer the brick walls with the courtyard gate, where the late night talks on green couches brought out tears, laughter, the deep held stories + fears +…

worthless worries burden me

It’s reached that inevitable stage of life, the one that finds you in your twenties, on the verge of closing out the college chapter. And the whole world is before you, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of options, or so they always seem to be saying. Possibilities so endless that it makes you want to…

take the world but give me Jesus

When you pray asking Jesus to make you more desperate for Him… …theoretically you shouldn’t be shocked when that’s put to the test almost instantly. It was the first Friday of the semester, January 2017, when the world seemed alive with those new-year rich hopes. You were sitting there in a chapel row, the rhythms…

Hello Hurricane

Help me see beyond this picture. Widen my perspective and view to realize there is something beyond this story unfolding. May I trust it even when I cannot see it and all feels like invisible pressure and silent terror stealing my heart’s blood + beat. Switchfoot’s Vice Verses Deluxe Album fell into my Spotify shuffle…