The Promise Keeper

Waiting for anything is difficult – the bus, your takeout order, that friend who’s always late. It can truly test your patience. I’ve never been someone who’s especially good at waiting {particularly when I’m hungry} so I get it. But waiting for something you really want, something your heart and soul is longing for, something…

Be Still

What’s next? This can’t be it. Can it? I’m not happy fulfilled content. There’s gotta be more. Better. Maybe I need to be more. Better. Maybe I need to do more… Yes, that’s it. I just need to change a few things. Work a bit harder. Serve a bit more. Be a bit thinner. Dress…

The Wait

Waiting… Sometimes it feels like the doctor’s office – an endless holding pattern. Passing the time away, flipping through May’s issue of Southern Living. Watching reruns of Ellen. Scrolling through your Instagram feed for the second time. Make that the third. When the nurse reappears from the mysterious beyond that is the exam room, there’s…

I’m Not Okay, And That’s Okay

I like to think of myself as a pretty honest person. The whole not stealing, not lying and staying out of shady business stuff – I’ve got that. And those who know me well would probably say that I like to keep it real. But when it comes to being deeply truthful about how I…

Observing The Year

I love this time of year. I love the way it’s a bit like sitting at a precipice – observing the well-worn peaks and valleys behind, while also gazing toward the unfamiliar horizon ahead.  It’s a season of sitting in the in-between, and sometimes it’s nice to take some extra time to rest in this place.   Always one to…

The Full {and Fearless} Life

I’m not living my life to the fullest. What a sobering thought. I’m 25 years old and I’m not living my life to the fullest. What am I doing? A few months ago I was walking down the street  – probably going to the bus stop or something routine – when that thought hit me….