I'm about ready to give up. Yep, there I said it. It's been this nagging feeling at the back of my mind all year, but honestly, I've been too afraid to voice it. Not trying to complain here, but in more than one area of my life I've been facing massive discouragement. I'm discouraged at … Continue reading Fighting Discouragement and Doubt
Lately, people around me have been craving community. We need more community, they say. More encouragement. This seems to be a strong felt need right now. And I would agree: community, a sense of belonging, deep relationships, and mutual encouragement are all very important aspects of life - and they're biblical. In pursuit of this … Continue reading In Craving Community
Unmet desires (and the associated pain) force us into a place of deep surrender and humility before God. They remind us that our true hope is in Jesus and how he supplies all our needs in every moment. The growth and likeness of Christ that come when we learn how to surrender and to humble ourselves before God and others. That's growth God desires in us every day to make us more like him.
As a book collector and avid reader, book design and make is extremely important to me. This Kickstarter campaign is a once and a lifetime opportunity to get a well-designed, unique version of the Bible that before has never before existed. There's only 8 more days to order a copy! I've already ordered mine and I want … Continue reading BIBLIOTHECA – Adam Greene – 8 more days!
Like most university aged young women I know, I've spent a lot of time thinking about marriage. I've listened to talks about it, read about it, and even watched wedding shows. Yes, that includes almost all 11 seasons of Say Yes to the Dress & its spin-off versions. I've spent hours online looking at wedding … Continue reading Why I Stopped Preparing for Marriage
One thing I love about having close friends is journeying with them throughout life. One of my closest friends Steph recently published this blog post and I thought it was definitely worth sharing! This girls love for Jesus is pretty legit - as well as all He has done in her life. There is SO … Continue reading This Inspires Me Today.
I was inspired by a previous blogger (Hayley Morgan, who writes for She Reads Truth) who blogged about monthly goals. I decided to start blogging about my monthly goals this year and then totally failed for January - so here's my list for the month of February! 1. Graduate! (Commencement is Feb 20) 2. Invest … Continue reading February Goals
Amanda's love for Jesus inspired and challenged me. She had something incredible which carried her through every situation. It was something that I craved and wanted to have too. I wanted to know Jesus the way Amanda did.
I'm learning how healthy it is to take a break from school and work and sit down with an excellent book. These are some books that I've read over the past 6 months that I think are absolutely worth checking out! Passion & Purity by Elisabeth Elliot - This is probably my favorite book by … Continue reading Books Worth Reading part. 1
An interesting article on where the Bible comes from! http://theresurgence.com/2013/08/01/where-did-the-bible-come-from