With People

I think it’s really easy to take sides. It’s really easy to say you stand with one group and are against another. I think it’s really easy to plant your flag and stand your ground and get angry at what’s going on in the world and our country and name a billion reasons why so … More With People

Question Marks

I live in a constant state of wonder. Wonder for the breath in my lungs and the sunsets splashed colorfully across the sky. Wonder for how great my closest friends are and the joy each of them add to my life. Wonder for what the future will hold and who the future will hold. I … More Question Marks

The Good Stuff

I pressed my thumb down on the accelerator and felt the thrill of riding four wheelers through the dusty gravel roads on the mountains rush through me. As I carefully turned the corner, wind blowing through my hair and brisk against my face, I came to an abrupt stop on the other side of the … More The Good Stuff

Purpose

People ask me all the time, “what is your major?” and each time I reply with the same exact thing, “human relations with a minor in nonprofit organizations” and then they inevitably ask “what are you going to do with that?” or “how will you make money in a nonprofit?” and each time I reply … More Purpose

Haiti ’17

“Did you see it on the news? Was it on CNN on the television?” I looked at my translator and nodded my head, thinking back to ten years ago. “Yeah, it was! I remember seeing it all over headlines on the news when my mom had the tv on in the kitchen. I remember seeing … More Haiti ’17

Soaked

It’s really ironic, isn’t it?  That the more we try to seek Jesus, the farther away He seemingly becomes. That the more we want something, the harder it is to obtain. Doesn’t it always go like that? Sometimes I feel like it does. And if you disagree then you’re probably lying. And if you’re not … More Soaked

Planting Roots

I believe in staying. From the very bottom of my heart I believe in staying. I believe in planting roots and becoming apart of something- of creating a legacy and building off of the rudimentary foundation, layer after layer and brick after brick. It’s actually kind of funny I even believe in the concept of … More Planting Roots