Christian living post, Thoughts

Stop Waiting for the Future

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

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Summer 2021 Recap (all the fun + photos!)

Sweet treats, more exercise than ever before, and lots of first-time experiences. My summer was amazing. It also flew by, though. It's crazy that it's already time for another school year! Today, I want to give you a peek into the things that happened this summer (with plenty of photos!). In this post, I listed… Continue reading Summer 2021 Recap (all the fun + photos!)

Christian living post, Thoughts

Q&A Collab: Prayer, Seeking God, and Faith

A month or so ago, Coco Ashley reached out to her readers and asked if any of her readers would like to be interviewed for a series on her blog and I loved the idea! She had very thought-provoking and unique questions, and I really liked what we came up with!! Enjoy! xoxo, Rachel When… Continue reading Q&A Collab: Prayer, Seeking God, and Faith

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My Sister Has a Blog! (+ other blogs you should follow)

WHAAATT?!! Yep, you read that right! My little sister just started her very own blog. She is a talented poet and writer, and she is very excited to blog like her big sis:) I'm so excited for her! The logo/header image was designed by yours truly (I'm actually pretty proud… Continue reading My Sister Has a Blog! (+ other blogs you should follow)

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Rest: How to Recharge and Reset Intentionally

It's time for summer break! This is the time for vacations, pools, sunshine, watermelon, flip-flops, and all the summery vibes. I love this time of year. I get to hang out with friends, swim every day, and just relax. Lately though, I realized that instead of resting, I tend to… Continue reading Rest: How to Recharge and Reset Intentionally

Christian living post, Thoughts

The Harder Kind of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are good things to do; no doubt about it. I love to watch random acts of kindness videos, and I enjoy randomly making a friend's day. It gives me a good feeling inside, and I usually get a smile in return. It generally feels good. Over… Continue reading The Harder Kind of Kindness

Christian living post, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?

Maybe you clicked on this article out of curiosity. On the other hand, maybe you’re reading this expecting to disagree with me. Whatever you came here for, thanks for joining me. I love music. Music makes working easier and relaxing more enjoyable. I love to put on my headphones and… Continue reading Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?

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An Easter Story (+ challenge winner!)

Easter comes around every year, pandemic or no pandemic. Unfortunately, it’s become more about candy-filled eggs and cute bunnies than a celebration of our Savior’s sacrifice. Even if your family dyes eggs and eats lots of candy at Easter (like mine), we as Christians need to take it further. We… Continue reading An Easter Story (+ challenge winner!)

Christian living post, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

10 Practical Tips for Reading God’s Word Consistently

Hebrews 4:12-13  "For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him… Continue reading 10 Practical Tips for Reading God’s Word Consistently

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COVID-19 Spring Challenge

Raise your hand if you are tired of being stuck at home. Raise your hand if you are bored, miss your friends, and are feeling entirely worn out with this quarantine. I'm guessing you can relate to at least one of those feelings. Our time in quarantine might have started… Continue reading COVID-19 Spring Challenge