Give Me Jesus When I Need It Most

Who I am vs. Who I Want To Be Every day I struggle with being the person I wish I was, and being a person that wants to divulge into the materialistic desires of the world. I wish I was skinnier, smarter, more artistic, more driven, less clumsy, less of a failure. Struggles and fears…

You Take Your Life For Granted More Than You Know

Yep you heard me. You take your life for granted more than you know. And honestly, I am 100% guilty as well. I didn’t even realize it until I was faced with every day tasks that suddenly became a huge challenge for me to overcome. My perspective was changed drastically when it became hard for…

Changing Directions

Having a job, sport, opportunity, or relationship taken away from you is extremely undesirable. Finding yourself in a place you never expected¬†isn’t easy to take in. You find yourself having to change directions a bit because the path you planned on taking has ended. Even though we all know life almost never goes according to…

In the Meantime

What do you do when there is nothing you can do? Life took an unexpected turn for the worst and things changed suddenly. Maybe it’s a call bearing bad news, or a relationship ending. What do you do when you look around and you feel stranded? There is no way for you to change your…

More Than My Sport

Devastation and disappointment. That is the best way to describe being injured in my experience. I was devastated that it seemed like my sport was taken away from me, and in seconds my world came crashing down. It felt like the wind was knocked out of me unexpectedly. I was disappointed because it felt like…

8 Bible Verses To Get You Through The Week

Each week brings its own troubles and joys, but more often than not, do I get caught up with the bad “stuff”. You know, those problems that make you want to crawl back into bed to avoid real life. I tend to get overwhelmed and frustrated easily. One negative thing piles on another, and soon…

6 Truths About Tough Times

One second you’re standing in the shallows of the beach, enjoying the salty air and the warmth of the ocean, but before you know it your feet are wiped out under you and you’re sucked into the current. You’re so caught off guard, ¬†and you struggle to get air, so you cry out but no…

Healthy Breakfasts You’ll Love

Cooking is something I have recently fallen in love with, and I have no regrets about this relationship. Between wanting to learn how to cook for myself, and being exhausted with food offered at dining halls, I found that cooking for yourself is satisfying and for the most part, really fun. I’ve really enjoyed learning…

To the Best Friend I Never Knew I Had

As an only child I spent a lot of time with my parents growing up, and to be honest my parents are really cool. Like really REALLY cool. My friends always told me they liked my parents, and I don’t blame them- they’re easy to like. They’re young, active, funny, loveable, attractive, and both extremely…

Two of Me, Two of You

Two of Me I see two versions of myself when I look in the mirror, and honestly neither seem good enough to society. When I say I see two of me, I see the athletic version of me and the version of me that wants to be successful and pretty in society’s eyes. Both of…

Little City Brunchies

Brunch has my heart. Especially brunch in the South, where the customer service comes with a smile, and the food is made with pure love (and lots of butter I’m sure). I always seek out brunch places, because brunch food never fails to make me happy. Sunday brunch specifically has become a tradition for me…