A Day of Anger.

Today I woke up angry. I don't know what it was, but I distinctly remember hearing  something that, even in my state of sleepiness, annoyed me. And as I got out of bed, I ignored it. But I continually got angry and it escalated to me getting furious over a number of different matters, and …

“Break my heart, God”

When I sing the song Hosanna by Hillsong, a lyric has always stood out to me: "Break my heart for what break's Yours." And I've prayed that those words become a reality for me. I pray that God open my eyes to see the hurt and vulnerable in the world around me and that I …

A reminder of who God says I am.

Hello friends! Since I last wrote, I am now at Cornell University as a freshman studying Industrial Labor Relations and to do describe my emotions of the past two weeks I would have to say: tired, grateful, and joyful. I am loving college life so far and am so very grateful for all the wonderful …

A letter to those struggling with body image..

Recently I had a conversation with one of my dear friends and she poured out her heart to me about the issues she's having with body image. As a friend, my heart broke as she told me she felt like she just couldn't possibly see herself as beautiful. I wrote this letter for her and …

Reminder: Jesus knows our heart.

This week was a rough. Sure there were good moments, but many days ended in tears and heartbreak, with the question of Why God? Why is this happening? seemingly ever present in my mind. And amidst more difficult times, I had to prepare for a worship night I'm leading today. And in the process of getting ready …

the Gospel in your own words.

Last week I had the incredible blessing of going to a church retreat where I can honestly say, I learned a lot about God and had an extraordinary time with my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. Our retreat was held at a beautiful location, very close to God's beautiful creation and overall, it was …

My (Continued) Struggle with the Mirror

About two years ago I posted about my struggle with the mirror.  And what I found was that the message resonated with a lot of people--Just like me, there were so many people unhappy with what they saw in the mirror. And while I would love to say that in the two years since then …