Expect to Be Surprised

Expect to Be Surprised

There’s a funny thing about expectations. We don’t always know which ones to hold onto and which ones we need to lay down. Even in the past week I have seen how God wants me to let go of expectations and open my eyes to see what He is doing. It’s...
Breaking Through Barriers: Simple Dreams, part two

Breaking Through Barriers: Simple Dreams, part two

What does it feel like… To rise from the bed and stretch without someone lifting your body or moving your arms for you… To open the front door and go for a run or bike ride with thoughts of no one else… To hop in your car and go somewhere by yourself...
On Growing Up

On Growing Up

Ten years ago I moved. From one small town to another. From a place I called home for 4 years to the place that is my home once again. Ten years ago I woke up in a dorm. It was my favorite one on campus and the building is no more. They knocked it down a year or so...
Living Beyond Your Limits

Living Beyond Your Limits

Two years ago I chose my first word for the year — focus. That was the year I struggled. A lot. I faced health question after health question with no signs of the answers I longed for. I barely blogged, but I learned to write in the quiet space of my journal. I had...