The mist rose over the water on a perfectly calm lake on a crisp autumn morning. It's so beautiful, I thought. And I wasn't supposed to be here. In fact if the year of 2017 went as "planned" I was to be overseas navigating a new culture and winding through the busy streets of Northern … Continue reading I didn’t expect to find myself here.
The last time I was in British Columbia my heart was breaking. I'd like to think I was a victim, but I made some pretty poor choices to get me to that place. No healthy boundaries, unrealistic expectations, and I just couldn't let go. Once you say "I love you" for the first time, in … Continue reading Returning to the mountains: I am new.
The past month I've been gearing up to do the BIG PURGE with my clothes and I'm so glad to report such success! I'm so grateful for those who have been supportive and excited along with me - it makes the process so much easier. Honestly, Hayley Morgan's content in the No Brainer Wardrobe is … Continue reading The PURGE: How To || #NoBrainerWardrobe
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.
"If there wasn't any change - you would still be in diapers!" was the classic response of my friend Robyn as I lay on her bed last fall complaining about change. I was entering my last semester of university and looked ahead to the looming unknown of graduation and what I would be doing. It … Continue reading Change Sucks – But it’s for My Good: Saying Goodbye to Guelph
Have you ever felt like you were standing on the brink of a giant cliff? Everything in your life had brought you to THIS MOMENT - right to the edge of the something huge. Something you know will impact your life in a huge way, and direct your path. It's overwhelming. It's uncertain how things … Continue reading The (Un)comfortable Life
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.
So, how did I do? I kinda forgot about my goals for February halfway through the month, and then a close friend reminded me which was a huge blessing. This was a fun and practical way to check in with my desires, expectations, and time management. 1. Graduate! (Commencement is Feb 20) Check! 2. Invest … Continue reading February Goals Update
I have grown to really love my new job - I have the pleasure of being a caregiver for a family looking after their children. Ade and Eli are twin boys (3.5yrs), and their sister Si is 8yrs. Looking after kids all day definitely has some challenging moments, yet I feel insanely blessed. I often learn … Continue reading I Am Yet A Child
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