Here's the deal, straight up: I leave in seven days and I have cried every day for a week and I don't see the end of that in sight.
I could tell you every single God story of how He brought me here, to be a completely scatterbrained individual with a tried and true acceptance letter sitting in front of me, but I won't. He has been so faithful through all of this, through every doctors appointment, every deep spiritual question on the application, the time that I realized this trip was $3000 less than I expected, and even every conversation of people wanting to support my trip, I'm so thankful.
I go to and serve at a church that believes and lives out that students are not the church of tomorrow, but the church of today. That in and of itself has grown me over the years, to see the church that cares about, encourages, and is so invested in bringing up another generation that… Continue reading Just show up.
Last Thursday though, it hit me, and it hit me hard. I'm over here stressing, getting all proud of myself, what God's going to do through me, months and years down the road. But Thursday, the reality hit. He's doing stuff, big things, in and through me, here, now.
I hear all these stories of people saying "Well, why did God make sin?" "Why did God make pain?" "Why is God putting me through this pain?" I wanted to take some time to dig into this, so that maybe those who have these thoughts, will better understand, it's not of God for you to sin… Continue reading And it was GOOD.
I'm one of those people that doesn't just see something happen and then it gets lost in my mind, if I see something impactful, I dwell on it. I have super bad memory, short and long term, unless it's something impactful, then it's stuck in my mind. This past Monday, I had coffee with someone… Continue reading When you’re feeling too many feelings
A couple of weeks ago I went to CIY, Christ in Youth, MOVE. We were learning all about Kingdom Workers and what they are to God. Kingdom Workers are: loved. rescued. united. changed. sent. Everyday they would cover a different word/ topic. It was an incredible week and I've just now, two weeks later, gotten… Continue reading Here’s what gets me…