Are you happy where God has you? Or are you living life just looking ahead to the next big milestone or event? If so, I can relate 1000%, and you'll love this short and sweet podcast episode. Today, I sat down with Megan from Not So Perfect to discuss contentment, staying in the present, and… Continue reading Ep. 8: Contentment feat. Megan (+ giveaway winner!)
Have you ever had a moment when you finally realized God is enough for you? So often I want God + (fill-in-the-blank), and everything in me screams that God is not enough for me. But this morning I had one of those "aha" moments. God felt so close, and I felt that yes, I could… Continue reading Yes, God is Enough for Me
Aaaand I'm back with part two! If you haven't read part one, you can read that here:) Part one is important since I'm very to-the-point in my writing below, and I don't want it to seem harsh to anyone reading. I shared my struggle with body image and eating in part one, so please check… Continue reading Eating, Fitness, and Body Image: How I Finally Found Freedom, pt. 2
Disclaimer: Of course, y’all know I’m not a trained dietitian or fitness instructor. I’m a teen like you. Take my advice like you would take a friend’s advice. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, please get help! I looked in the mirror and despised everything I saw. I had gained weight, and to… Continue reading Eating, Fitness, + Body Image: How I Finally Found Freedom
Hello, friends. Today's post is a bit unusual. See, I was at a bit of an emotional low-point a bit ago and just needed to write, so I simply sat down and wrote what I was thinking. It got off on a bit of a rocky, depressing start, but writing really did help me to… Continue reading Dear Rachel… (an open letter to myself)
Do you ever feel that everyone else has it all together and you don't? Do you gloat when you feel you have more to offer than others? Do you beat yourself up when you feel less valuable than others? If so, today's episode will be encouraging to you. Today, I have Nikki Neu on the… Continue reading Ep. 5: Are You Stuck in the Comparison Trap?
Have you ever wanted to encourage a friend going through a hard time, but you didn’t know how? Have you ever wanted to ”be there” for someone, but didn’t know where to start? Today, I had my good friend Grace on the podcast to talk about how to be a lasting encouragement to your friends.… Continue reading Ep. 4: How to Show People They’re Worth It
You can't rely on a guy for validation. You are valuable in God. God loves you. He is your refuge. Your weight, your features, your personality -- He loves you no matter what. Stop trying to be beautiful and start making God look amazing. Stop trying to make a good impression and bring out the… Continue reading Do You Believe God Loves You…No Matter What?
We got a call last week that made my stomach drop. Tears sprung into my eyes, and a dozen memories flooded my head. My dad had just received orders for us to move 1,600 miles across the country, and I wasn't ready. The moment I heard the news, I resolved to take advantage of every… Continue reading You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone
I've spent a lot of time waiting. Waiting for a grade, waiting for relationships, even waiting for summer break to finally arrive. I sometimes keep my eyes so firmly trained on what I want in the future that I miss the good things happening now. While looking forward to future relationships, I neglect my family… Continue reading Stop Waiting for the Future