“Courage is doing things even when you’re scared”. -Annie F. Downs This summer is going to be hard and scary but oh so holy as I try to return to hospital nursing, speak in front of people and tackle two new countries. I don’t know what God has planned, but I do know it will… Continue reading 100 Days To Brave
My story. Before when people would ask me to share, I would be terrified—I never knew what to say, or how they would react. Now when people ask me about my accident, I don’t mind talking about it. In telling my story, I get to tell everyone of my God who puts the stars in… Continue reading My Story: God’s Story
I was thinking the other day about God and how it’s pretty incredible that he created people and languages. The incredible thing is that He hears and understands everyone in every language. One of my favorite moments ever was in the Dominican Republic. We were sitting on the beach watching the sunset, and we eventually… Continue reading The Great I AM
12 years ago, my life changed drastically. I moved back to the states. For only being 23 years old, I’ve had three life changing things happen. Moving back was the first. My parents were missionaries so my theology was shaped by dry deserts and dirt floors. From when I was only 3 months old, I… Continue reading Where’s Home?
March is Brain Injury Awareness month. Brain injuries are becoming more known because of the NFL, but we are still just tapping the iceberg. 1. You won’t be able to tell someone has a brain injury. Right after my accident, you could tell something was wrong. My eyes weren’t focusing. I wasn’t moving my right… Continue reading 5 Things You Don’t Know But Should Know About Brain Injuries
A bad day does not make for a bad life (Sometimes it doesn’t feel like it). This week, I gave into my fears, of failing, of letting people down, of being imperfect. I have learned over the years that the only difference between an adventure and an obstacle is attitude. I gave in to my… Continue reading Giving in to Negative Thoughts
Waiting. This simple word causes many people to wince because it is associated with hard times. It is often associated with moments of disappointment or things that we want but can’t have yet. Waiting. There is an art of living life fully while trusting that God has a plan for you. Patience is not a… Continue reading Waiting