Last week, I began a new series where I reconsider the things I wrote many years ago on controversial topics. The first topic we're tackling is a series of articles I wrote on modesty back in 2016. If you haven't read the first post yet, you can do that here. Continuing on with the same … Continue reading Reconsidered: Modesty (part 2)
Every month, I share a few things that added beauty and value to my life. Here's this month's list. This video was a really helpful and valuable conversation for me in light of current events: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxJ9L7CzBRU And this one was incredibly helpful too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2IzPvxBQKA And this one was a bit challenging, and very important. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zG9lXBT1zCQ … Continue reading A Few Lovely Things: June
This is a weird time for pretty much everyone; no matter where you are, this global pandemic is likely touching you in some way, big or small. My week of spring break has turned into two weeks of spring break, followed by several months of online classes. Practically everything that usually takes up my time … Continue reading 10 Ways to Find Beauty When You’re Stuck at Home
When I look at people, I see something. An indescribable mysterious force that surrounds and fills the person, making them infinitely more beautiful than it seems they should be when the only thing you look at is the concrete, rational form in front of you. There is a beautiful essence in a human. It is the essence … Continue reading On the Image of God
We've all heard this verse. "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:6-7, KJV) But have we really understood it? Or has … Continue reading God Deserves Our Radical Trust.
I didn't read a lot this year, but I did read some excellent books. Here are six of my favorites. (If you like this post, be sure to follow me on Goodreads to keep up with more of what I'm reading!) The Four Loves by C.S Lewis It's Lewis, so how could it not be good? … Continue reading Favorite Reads of 2019
In no particular order... 1. People are fascinating. There's an inexplicable beauty in people that can only be described as the visible image of God. 2. Heaven will be real, and can give me real hope. Every Christian that I've ever known, said goodbye to, lost touch with...we will all be reunited there. No goodbye … Continue reading 19 Things I Learned in 2019
So, it's been a little while. I'm sorry for falling off the face of the earth, but my college life picked up and things got super busy for a while. I'm still learning to balance everything that's important to me in this new stage of life. But now the semester is winding to a close, … Continue reading Updates + Upcoming!
Hi everyone! This is just a brief note to say that it's time for my annual summer hiatus. This afternoon, I'll be hopping on a plane and flying to Berlin, and I'll be gone for more than two weeks, singing and sightseeing in one last hurrah with my high school choir. So I won't be … Continue reading Going on Hiatus…
This was supposed to be last week's post. I was gone all week and just noticed that somehow it ended up posted as a separate page for some reason. Here it is in normal post form...whoops! The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern My Rating: 4.5 stars Plot Summary The circus arrives without warning. It is … Continue reading The Night Circus: Subtle Magic and Unseen Drama