The concept of home has been on my heart lately, and most of us are about to go to some kind of home for the holidays. So, here's a repost from January 2016, slightly updated. Friday and Saturday I was blessed with the opportunity to go back to my first home-away-from-home, my little town of … Continue reading Home of the Soul
This post is important. It's important to me because each and every part of the list comes from something I've experienced firsthand, and I want to use that to help other current or soon-to-be college students. So, if you're in that season of life, and you want more tips for remaining pleasing to God, this … Continue reading 13 Ways to Stay Godly During College
"Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people." -Eleanor Roosevelt I've always liked the entirety of this quote because it shows a certain level of social maturity that's very desirable, but today I want to focus on one portion: small minds discuss people. "Small minds" here comes from the phrase small … Continue reading Small Minds Discuss People
Romans 12:15-16 says, "Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion." So, in order to be followers of Christ we need to know how to listen to other people, and bear their burdens and their joys.
This where the next phase of the trip begins. Leah arrived in Auburn in time for services Wednesday evening, and we transferred all of my things into her car. Then we left an hour or two later for Destin, Florida, where we would stay for the next (almost) four days. Leah is a veterinarian, and she … Continue reading Our Memorial Day Trip & Mini-Vacation (Part 2)
This series of posts is mainly for my own documentation and for family or friends who are curious to keep up with what we've been doing. Just to make my trip post a little more bearable and cut the read time in half, I'm going to split it up into two parts. Today you'll see … Continue reading Our Memorial Day Trip & Mini-Vacation (Part 1)
This is going to be a long post, so if you're interested in this topic, please stick around! But if you'd rather not read over 2000 words about singleness, dating, and marriage, feel free to move on - I understand! I've written several posts in which I talk about what I'm learning from marriage and my … Continue reading On Singleness, Dating & Marriage
When you grow up with such a large, tight-knit group of friends, it can be easy to forget that they've been there for you - some since birth, some since elementary school, and it just keeps going from there. It can be hard to thank each of them for just how much they taught you, … Continue reading To My Friendship Circle