Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.

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Anxiety, travel, and choosing love.

Anxiety, travel, and choosing love.

During the summer of 2016, I went to southern Utah with the Anderson family. I have the view from Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park in my living room, and I am so grateful that I got to see that view with people I love. […]

Crying Abba Father

Crying Abba Father

Suffering and hope. Life and peace through the Spirit. Calling out Abba Father. No condemnation. Romans 8 is full of goodness. I was 15 when Romans 8 first captured and broke my hardened heart. It is now 10 years later, and the Lord is still […]

Learning the path to love.

Learning the path to love.

Humility. What a word. What a strange and rare and beautiful thing. The Lord started putting the word humility on my heart this past Sunday morning. I have been reading A Loving Life by Paul Miller slowly for the past few months. This Sunday morning, […]

I have a disability.

I have a disability.

When I am honest with myself and slow down, I realize that I have a disability. Narcolepsy, jaw pain, and Raynaud’s disease limit my ability to cope with life everyday. Without medication, I cannot drive. With medication, I still have to be very careful and […]

Learning How to Die

Learning How to Die

I’ve been reading about the trinity and the Holy Spirt lately.  The Holy Spirit can be experienced as the vague unknown person of the trinity. In my church background, there wasn’t a lot of talk about the Holy Spirit. As a child, I heard and […]

Challenge your perspective

Challenge your perspective

I love growing in intimacy with others. I love learning about the people in my life and discovering all their quirks, dreams, and desires. One of the most beautiful and unexpected things about intimacy is that it allows individuals to see with entirely different eyes. […]

Works of God displayed

Works of God displayed

Writing is hard for me. I am tempted to write and erase every other line, but I know that I can’t enjoy writing when I am trying to be perfect. My writing will never be above reproach, and that is okay. At least, that is […]

Only you are steadfast

Only you are steadfast

My jaw hurts. My jaw hurts. My jaw hurts. Dealing with chronic pain for the past year and four months has been extremely challenging for me, but I am not without hope. I am so grateful that Christ is steadfast. My sister and brother-in-law gave […]