God’s “No” + Sand Castles Falling

God’s “No” + Sand Castles Falling

So many times the "no" answers we receive from God are quickly ignored or quickly rejected.  We want to hear a yes. “Why won’t You let this happen, God? Can’t You just approve of this schedule I have made for You to move on?” This sounds ridiculous yet you and I find ourselves asking these [...]

Becoming Content in Christ During Singleness

Becoming Content in Christ During Singleness

I leave for college in just a few days and cannot help but think back to something I read during my singleness last year. I was seeking to give God my deepest desire of a Heaven building marriage. This is the same season God dropped the message and mission of “Cultivate Faithfulness” into my spirit. "Trust [...]

One Year Later // Keep Hoping

One Year Later // Keep Hoping

It has officially been one year since I graduated from high school. I remember that day so vividly. Expectancy, hope, and uncertainties rushed all around me. I was giddy. I remember getting ready June 1, 2019 wearing my new pink colorful dress with my new black high-heeled wood shoes. My grandparents were the first people [...]

To the One Who is Running From God

To the One Who is Running From God

I remember what it feels like to be on a run from God or His voice in my life. It was the summer before my eighth grade year. I was thirteen years old finally feeling the accomplishments of having sleepovers with friends, some preppy clothes, straightened hair, and a boyfriend to constantly talk to. I [...]

2019: A Year of Growth

2019: A Year of Growth

I first think of the very beginning of this year. My family had been in Smithfield for the day, spending time together, Darby and I getting our nails done, and all of us trying to track down a family friend in a nursing home. My family arrived home, and my grandparents showed up to help [...]