Today I went for a run in the late afternoon. It began as all of my runs do: get myself out of the door (often the hardest part), put in my headphones, and start running! About a quarter mile into my run, I felt this nagging sense that I should take out my headphones. At
2021. It feels like a great relief to write those numbers after the year which has just come to a close. Yet, this morning we all still woke up to a world riddled with an abundance of brokenness and sickness and sorrow. Instead of feeling the hope and exhilaration of the New Year, I woke
This year, I feel like a vagabond. I would venture so far as to say, this year has been unsettling for everyone in a myriad of ways. As a college student, the places in which I’ve dwelled throughout 2020 have all felt very fleeting and have left me with a deep, lingering feeling of unsettlement.
If I could describe this season in a word, I would choose the word uncertainty. It seems like every element of our day-to-day lives has been stepped on by the uncertain nature of our world during a global pandemic. There is of course the heightened uncertainty of health, but there is also uncertainty about how
Hi friends. As I’m sure is the case with many of you reading this post, you are lamenting alongside the African American community as their cries for justice ring through not only this nation but throughout the world. I wrote a post on my Instagram which I felt led to share here, but I also
When I moved away for college, I decided I wanted to learn how to run. I never felt capable of running up until that point, but with all of the changes my life had seen in a short month I figured one more addition couldn’t hurt. Much to my surprise, I learned to love running.
Well, today is an Easter like no other. Today, we are separated; we are unable to be physically gathered together with our churches, friends and family; we are confined to the walls of our home. In this time of isolation, it has become very clear that being in the presence of others, especially being in
Psalm 46 (CSB): “God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble. Therefore we will not be afraid, though the earth trembles and the mountains topple into the depths of the seas, though its water roars and foams and the mountains quake with its turmoil.Selah There is a
Friends, walking with the Lord is not an easy task. In a culture that seems to be constantly bombarded with self-help quotes and poems and Instagram captions, sometimes living a life reflective of Jesus Christ seems like it’s the simplest thing in the world. But these encouraging words in Scripture such as Proverbs 3:5-6
Well, we made it folks: 2020. I don’t know about you, but 2019 was one of the wildest years of my life. I finished high school, started college in Chicago, delt with a lot of changes, and (if you read my post a few months back) have been on a crazy journey of learning