On the Importance of Community

I was just scrolling through my own Instagram page. Call me lame if you want to, but I love doing that. It’s the highlights from the last few years of my life and it’s just fun to look back on what’s happened. Old adventures, happy memories, sad goodbyes. As I scrolled through the photos I’ve been …

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Daydream

Disclaimer. None of what you are about to read is real. Don't get me wrong, it was a very real experience for me. But the following did not happen in real life. I'm amazed at the creativity of our imaginations!

Projects

This is what I mean when I use the word projects: Most couples adopt a dog or a cat to have something to take care of and share. It gives them something to do together, something to talk about, something to love. Whatever the reason, it's a project of sorts. It might add the possibility of more work and responsibility, but that gives us as humans a sense of belonging... It gives our lives some strange sense of meaning.

Outreach 101

Hello Friends! It's been a while. Sorry about that. Since my last post, I've spent 11 weeks in Sarajevo, Bosnia, and 3 weeks in the country of Croatia! Leading an outreach (or missions trip) proved to be a little bit more difficult than I had expected. But it was still amazing. Looking back over the …

Somehow, half of lecture phase has flown by. Maybe it's been the stellar line-up of speakers, but maybe it's just because time flies when you're having fun. It's hard for me to tell. Either way, time has disappeared. And even thought I'm excited for outreach, my mom heart wants time to slow down. These students …

Students are Cool

Look at these kids. Aren't they great?? It's been three weeks and I already love them all so much. I think they're pretty cool. And the things God has been teaching them are pretty cool too. They blow me away. I've seen them grow so much in the past three weeks and it just gets …

SFDTS 2016!

Weekend warrior on a chill weekend isn't so bad... it makes for plenty of time to relax, read, and reflect on the first week of the Snowboarders & Freeskiers DTS of 2016!

State Side

Well, Friends. It's been a while and this post is late in coming, but here it is: I'm HOME. The moment I'm sure my mother has been waiting for since January has finally come and gone. And I can truly say it is good to be home. Europe was beautiful, but there's just something about …