empty / half-empty / half-full / overflowing

Have you heard of the Bucket Man? He encouraged others to be kind, fill people’s buckets (not be a bucket dipper), make them feel important, love them, and live life with them? (click here to learn more) Well, as followers of Christ we are called to be bucket fillers. If you call yourself a Christian, by definition you are a … More empty / half-empty / half-full / overflowing

DAY 001 || YEAR 021

As I begin another adventure filled trip around the sun, I reflect on a journal entry my (roughly) 13-year-old self wrote. I didn’t know then the truth in which it would resonate with me many years later. [ PSA – the original grammar remains, so please excuse the (many) mistakes in advance ] “Some people are … More DAY 001 || YEAR 021

the way nature speaks: sometimes silently and sometimes in screams

It says hello through the whistle of the wind and waves goodbye through the gentle sway of tree branches in the breeze It says I am powerful through the crashing waves in a big body of water, in a meandering river downstream somewhere quaint, in a small waterfall tucked in the midst of canopy trees It acknowledges us as the sun shines down on bare … More the way nature speaks: sometimes silently and sometimes in screams

Dark Places Amidst the Land of the Midnight Sun ☀️

Foreword: I wrote this piece some time ago while in AK. I postponed sharing it then, because even for myself (at the time) it was too fresh to share (on my mind and in my heart). After giving it some time to settle, I had the concept reappear again in my studies (She Reads Truth), and I knew … More Dark Places Amidst the Land of the Midnight Sun ☀️

She Is

‘She is delightfully chaotic; a beautiful mess. Loving her is a splendid adventure.’ // I’ve never met Steve Maraboli before, but those written words of his can unexpectedly pierce the heart of a gal casually scrolling on Tumblr just as swiftly as they danced across the screen. // My story doesn’t quite fit that puzzle … More She Is

Father’s Day

“Father’s Day noun. 1. a day, usually the third Sunday in June, set aside in honor of fathers.” It’s a celebratory time for most, but (in reality) not everyone is blessed with an earthy father that is actively present in their lives. That’s where this song steps in. It’s written by the group Beasts of … More Father’s Day