culture · identity

how to survive the weight of the world

My heart has been heavy this last year. And I'm pretty sure we all feel the same. The American climate, altogether politically, emotionally, and spiritually, has been anything but healthy over the past twenty-four months. Filled with anger, judgement, regret, fear, depression, anxiety, and so much more, we are left feeling empty, drained, confused, and… Continue reading how to survive the weight of the world

culture · identity · relationships

why we shouldn’t be striving to get back to normal

After over a year, I've finally made it back to this platform! I wanted to take a second before I dive into our topic for today to thank each and every one of you for continually asking me how my writing is going. Every single time someone new asked me about this blog and if… Continue reading why we shouldn’t be striving to get back to normal

career · culture · identity

it’s okay to take time to find your purpose

This is going to sound crazy, but I don't think I ever realized how incredible of a feeling finding one of your biggest passions can be. When I was growing up, especially when I left to go to college, a question that always surrounded me was this idea that I needed to figure out my… Continue reading it’s okay to take time to find your purpose

identity · relationships

7 verses to lean on when you need support

Over the past few days I've begun to pray about a venture that might ultimately change the course of my life. I touched a little on this in my previous blog post, but never delved into specifics. While I still am not comfortable with fully explaining what is going on right now, it's been something… Continue reading 7 verses to lean on when you need support

identity

how to block out the haters and lean on God

Do y'all ever go through life wondering when God is finally going to start listening to your prayers about a dream you've been thinking about for what feels like forever? Y'all, I honestly thought I would never get to where my life has turned within the past twenty-four hours. From hearing my mother-in-law is back… Continue reading how to block out the haters and lean on God

culture · identity · relationships

how to put OK before your WHY

I don't know why all of this is happening, it's really hard to trust God's plan right now. But we are not called to understand His plan. I'm reminded of yesterday's sermon, say "okay" first and "why" later. It's not easy, but one day we will see the full picture.Joseph Philip Johnson Today marks the… Continue reading how to put OK before your WHY