I celebrated my first year of marriage last weekend at a baseball game in San Francisco, and afterwards we splurged on some of the most amazing carbs I have ever consumed (praise the Lord for Italian food)! As we sat and had a glass of wine over our eggplant parmigiana (insert Italian accent), I reflected … Continue reading My First 365 Days of Being A Wife
As some of you know, I have started an internship with A21 recently, and man what a wild ride these last few weeks have been. During orientation, we gathered around and shared our journey to this point in our life; how Christ brought us strategically to A21. I sat in a circle of seventeen women, from the … Continue reading With Palms Open Wide
It is truly a beautiful struggle, being saved from the darkness in this world. I am redeemed from my sins, I am forgiven for the mistakes I have made, I am a new creation in Christ, and I am guaranteed a spot up above in the good ol' throne room. These things are worthy of … Continue reading Hitting Home
If you are anything like me, you cringed at that saying, "Do what you can wherever you are planted". I am a dreamer, a doer, an aspiring, creative being. I want to go, I want to reach and stretch to the farthest ends of the Earth. My heart's dream is so far from where I am, that I often forget … Continue reading Being Present Where You Are Planted
Growing up around Christians, in the church, and/or in a Christian home, you often hear mothers tell their daughters: "I really admire Susan and how she handles her children. Her daughters are so well rounded and well behaved." "You know that you can't date until you are 18, so no hanging out with boys, no … Continue reading Where Are We Going Wrong?
Since I was fifteen I have had this far off dream that I wanted to help others. Not in a simple way, but in a life altering sense. It has always been one of those dreams where you think it just simply isn't possible because it is too hard. I asked myself, "how can one girl … Continue reading Seems Simple Enough
My absence has not been absent from the forefront of my mind. My heart is here, writing away, sharing pieces of me with you. As I have been away, there were many a things that grabbed a hold of me. Although there were many, there was just one that left it's lasting touch on my … Continue reading Lesson’s From A Twenty-Something Year Old.