faith, Uncategorized

why modest isn’t hottest, and it wasn’t ever supposed to be

You know you grew up in the early 2000s purity culture movement if you have seen "modest is hottest" in bubblegum pink on a t-shirt... and you kind of wanted it. Honest confession; in 7th grade, I thought the phrase was pretty catchy and cool. When you're wearing boys' cargo shorts so you don't "cause… Continue reading why modest isn’t hottest, and it wasn’t ever supposed to be

lifestyle, Uncategorized

3 Tips for Building Community

Maybe you just moved to a brand new city for college or a job and you are starting from scratch. Maybe all of your friends have moved away and you are having to start over with building a community. Maybe you have never really had a great, life-giving community, but it’s something you long to… Continue reading 3 Tips for Building Community

Soul, Spiritual, Uncategorized

The threshing floor

Writhe in agony, O Daughter of Zion, like a woman in labor, for now you must leave the city to camp in the open field. You will go to Babylon; there you will be rescued. There the Lord will redeem you out of the hand of your enemies. But now many nations are gathered against… Continue reading The threshing floor

Soul, Spiritual, Uncategorized

It’s about the Kingdom

Hopefully y'all don't mind some really real, heart-level posts back-to-back. I promise to get back to our regularly scheduled oils & fitness programming soon. There's just a lot swirling in my heart right now and I think it's too good not to share! To be very transparent, this summer has been hard. Hard in a… Continue reading It’s about the Kingdom

lifestyle, Soul, Uncategorized

Am I Real Yet?

This week my diploma finally arrived. When I saw the package I audibly gasped. All by myself. Just gasping on the driveway. A lot of people told me I would never get my degree if I didn’t go straight to college after high school. I’m proud to say they were wrong, but I’d be lying… Continue reading Am I Real Yet?