It hurts, you know; giving up what you’ve wanted for all your life really hurts. It might be a petty dream or an expectation for how things were “supposed to go”, but when our hopes and dreams are left unfulfilled and our idols come crumbling down, it hurts. Many of us don’t want to give… Continue reading Knocking Down Idols and Walking through a Door
Hey there, lovely readers! Today I’m republishing a post from a few months ago that’s really close to my heart. I hope it helps you remember Who to run to when you can’t measure up. ❤ I got so many awesome responses to my survey, so I’m hoping to implement some of your suggestions and… Continue reading From the Archives: Run to Jesus
She's so much prettier than me... She's so much nicer than me too... ...and she's skinnier. But I have a better personality...right? The comparison trap is real. We either compare ourselves to others and feel better about ourselves or we compare ourselves to others and feel worse. My comparisons have ruined many fun times with… Continue reading What to Do When Jealousy is Ruining Your Friendships
Hello again, wonderful readers! Thank you so much for all the kind comments and enthusiastic encouragement you've been giving me. You made this new world of filming videos so exciting and fun for me. Thanks to your amazing questions, I'm back with part two of the Q&A! It's a bit longer than the last one,… Continue reading Video Q&A: Favs, Faith, and Photography
True worth is in being, not seeming,— In doing, each day that goes by, Some little good—not in dreamingOf great things to do by and by. For whatever men say in their blindness,And spite of the fancies of youth, There's nothing so kingly as kindness,And nothing so royal as truth. -Alice Cary “I just want to make a… Continue reading What Does “Making a Difference” Really Mean? (TheReb)
I’m back!!! It’s been such a long time! September/October have been a crazy months full of school and cross country. High-school is a big step up, and it’s taken me a bit of time to adjust. I hope I’ll settle into a schedule soon. 😊 Since XC will be done for me in a week,… Continue reading How Running Changes the Way I View My Faith
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 turn up a favorite playlist.… Continue reading Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?
Summer is my favorite season. It comes with vacations, pool parties, picnics... but then COVID happened. My summer plans have drastically changed over the last few months and even though things are starting up again, this summer probably won't be like other times. I've almost exhausted every boredom-buster list, and I'm mainly focused on a… Continue reading 13 Unusual and Creative Activities for Summer