Friendship

On Borrowing Bravery

The first year I started blogging, I did a series on fear. A lot has changed in the years since writing that series, and I no longer battle the same fears that used to plague me. God has taught me a lot about what bravery looks like, and blessed me with numerous friends over the…

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Allume

See You At Allume

In the last several years, I have been learning the value and beauty of allowing God to orchestrate my calendar. Last year, while I wanted to attend the Allume conference, I felt absolutely compelled to attend instead The High Calling retreat, and following that *feeling* led to several divine appointments that once I was there,  I…

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(in)courage, Friendship

We Need Your Story (An Invitation)

Girlfriend, I need to tell you something today, we need your story. Your life is a story written by God. Though you’re living it now, He recorded every line of your life before you were even born. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that…

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Community, Friendship

How To Feed Your Soul

You can be so busy you forget to feed your soul. I called her late in the afternoon, without much warning, and even less to offer. There’d be no quiet space out amid the hum of a restaurant or coffee shop. Just the shooshing of my dishwasher and the sight of my kitchen sink piled…

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Allume, Friendship

The Thing About Inner Rings

Until you conquer the fear of being an outsider, an outsider you will remain. C.S. Lewis, The Weight Of Glory  I transferred to my new high school a month after the school year had started. Uprooted, (literally) two months prior by hurricane Andrew, I’d spent the very beginning of the school year attending a temporary school, while…

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Weekend Wanderings

Weekend Wanderings

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us…

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Allume

The Benefit Of Being Small

I think it’s safe to say, I’m a “smaller” blogger. I don’t like that phrase very much because sometimes that word, small, can sound like “insignificant” and sometimes, I believe that’s what it really means. But today, when I say small, please know I am only referring to subscriber counts. Let’s not let that little…

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God-sized dreams

I’ve always been a friend with friends. I’m a people person by nature,  so surrounding myself with some form of community, is almost a natural occurrence for me, it is simply how I live. Holly encouraged us, as we began dreaming these God-sized dreams out loud, to find a buddy–someone to pray for and someone…

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