There’s always room for one more. This was a saying I heard all the time growing up. In Nigeria, there was always room for one more in the car and our lives. In Haiti, I encountered this thought process again as we fit as many people as we could into transportation to get from place… Continue reading There’s Always Room for One More
Surrendering graciously. That’s an oxymoron in my life. Often when God asks me to surrender things, I give it up kicking and screaming. I try to take it back soon after I give it up. In this season, I’ve had to surrender some things like my five year plan. I mean, it got thrown far… Continue reading Surrendering Graciously
Ordinary. That word just makes me flinch. I’ve tried my whole 24 years not to be ordinary, boring, and unexciting. Don’t lie and tell me you haven’t kinda always combined ordinary with boring. I just finished reading Shannan Martin’s new book, The Ministry of Ordinary Places. I started reading it because I simply love Shannon… Continue reading Ordinary Places
Fall is my favorite season. Here are a few of my favorite things that make fall extra special in my mind. Pumpkin Spice Chai I didn’t want to get a pumpkin spice latte on precept. I didn’t want to fall into the stereotype of “that girl”- you know what i’m talking about. Sometimes, I do… Continue reading Fall Favorites
Bear with me as I’m processing the greatest and probably the hardest two weeks of my life. Language barriers aren’t everything but they are important. There were several times during the two weeks I was in Ukraine that someone just started rattling off in Russian and there was no translator nearby. I would just kinda… Continue reading Ukraine
I just finished this book by Jamie Wright. 10/10 would recommend reading with a grain of salt. She has some good points, but there is some shaky theology. She also uses some language so if Christians using language makes you mad just read the highlights and not the book. Here are the things I pulled… Continue reading The Very Worst Missionary
As the weather is getting warmer and the flowers are popping up, God is reminding me of seasons. Our lives are built in seasons. We all go through seasons of pain, growth, and contentment as well as seasons of adventures, happiness, and joy. Sometimes, it changes with nature. Other times, it doesn’t. You can go… Continue reading Springtime.