In one of my classes we had a guest speaker. She has SMA and just recently graduated from SLU with her Masters. Her entire story was incredibly inspiring, but one thing she said was really relatable. Grad school is built for isolation. WOW. I couldn't agree more. It really is! I have friends who are… Continue reading Isolation – AKA Grad School
Hi there- I was asked to prepare a mini testimony to share with my on-campus ministry group tonight. The testimony was meant to only include this school year. The intended audience was those at Chi Alpha Large Group tonight. Take a read if you're interested in learning more about my story! TESTIMONY SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018… Continue reading My Mini 2017-2018 Testimony
Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and just didn't like what you saw? Have you ever heard yourself on tape and think about you hate the sound of your voice? Do you look at your drivers license photo or student I.D. and wonder why you don't look like how you really want… Continue reading Your Purpose: Defeating Low-Self Esteem
We've all experienced worry/anxiety at one point or another: tension with a friend, paying the bills next month, traveling, etc. There's a lot in the world that you can worry about, right? Well, worry is a trap. Let me preface with these three questions: what do you do for a living? What are you living… Continue reading Worry Is A Worthless Endeavor
Last night at church we talked about one viewpoint of the cross and what Jesus' death means for us. Last night focused on the idea that God is love. It seems so obvious that this would be true- I mean, we hear it all the time. God loves you! Did you ever sing Jesus Loves… Continue reading Jesus Loves Me: Sing along edition
I grew up hearing a lot about fellowship. I knew what it was, but I don't think I ever really grasped onto the concept until quite recently. First, let's start with what fellowship is. In my world, fellowship means to be gathered with others for a specific purpose and with a similar interest. For me,… Continue reading Fellowship
Worry is defined as when a person gives way to anxiety or unease. They allow their mind to dwell on things they cannot control. Ever since I was in Kindergarten I was always known to worry. I wasn't worried about my toys or my friends, but worried about everything a little kid shouldn't worry about.… Continue reading Worry – You’re not alone.