The Drive for Dependence

I absolutely love to dream about the future (this statement is no surprise to anyone who has talked to me for longer than 30 minutes). My mind often strays from my exams and meditates on how I can save up for a trip when I graduate or a new camera lens or the career that […]

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Travels to Turkey

Ambiguity is Okay The week before we left for Turkey news breaks that there had been a bomb in the Istanbul airport right in the terminal we would have been going into. The decision to go to a country that was a bit unstable or stay home rested in my hands. Despite the danger, I […]

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The Love of my Life

I have felt so much pressure lately. I’m not sure what the cause is, but everything seems to be suffocating me. Each day there seems to be a new load to add to the pile of the future things I need to handle. I try to take a breath, but it’s easy to get weighed […]

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The Fight for Freedom

Freedom. America is the land of the free and home of the brave. So we say. But what is freedom when feeling constantly enslaved to sin? What is bravery when there is an overriding fear that sharing the gospel with our closest friends may leave us judged and abandoned? We will fight for our country, […]

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The Pursuit of Prayer

I am about to leave on a plane to go across the world and I am feeling a multitude of things. Throughout my time in Durham, I have constantly been stripped and built back up again. God has shown me what blind obedience looks like and what it really is like to hold your hands […]

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She’s a Sanctified Sinner

  This week I learned the difference between sanctified and justified. I have wrestled with sickness, sin, shame, sharing, solitude and a bit of sorrow this week. So a lot of S-words that are not very uplifting. At the same time, through all these obstacles he continually redeems me showing his glory will reign over these […]

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The Concrete Jungle

This week was challenging in unexpected ways, but God’s glory was multiplied and revealed to me beyond comprehension. It’s going to be really difficult to merge all God showed me in New York onto one blog post, but I am going to try my best. Day One / It’s Memorial Day, but we are lifting up […]

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