transitioning | pressures of a new place

transition. the process or period of changing from one state or condition to another. also known as what my entire life is defined by right now. and maybe your life is too. because, if we’re being honest, aren’t our lives marked by the passage of time through transitions from one place to another? from one…

not finished yet

everything smells like campfire. and that feels just the way it should be. sitting under the stars that stretch beyond your view. sunsets that saturate. camp songs. cheers echoing across the hills. cinnamon rolls on saturday morning. inner tubes on the lazy river. worship shaking the dining hall. the creak of the lodge deck swings….

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…

When Brave is About the Steady not the Stunning

Otherwise known as : What I’ve Learned This Month // October Edition ” Brave doesn’t always involve grand gestures. Sometimes brave looks more like staying when you want to leave… We’re addicted to big and sweeping and photo-ready – crossing oceans, changing it all, starting new things, dreams and visions and challenges, marathons and flights…

Where I Belong

But I’m not sentimental, this skin and bones is a rental. And no one makes it out alive.// These words fall into the lyrics of a song that has carried me through the hardest moments. After all, these are what songs are for, to resonate like a symphony, an anthem of hope in the darkest…

2 AM College Reminders.

Notes to self: 1. Netflix will be there after college, this community and closeness of space with friends will not. 2. You cannot solve all the world’s problems, stop expecting so much of yourself. 3. Trusts the gifts and creativity you possess will carry you to where you’re supposed to go. 4. People win over…