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Because He Loved Us

Because He Loved Us

“We love because he first loved us.” – 1 John 4:19 When I was little, I loved every Disney princess story because they all had happy endings involving a prince that had fallen head-over-glass-slipper in love with a young and beautiful girl in a breath-taking […]

Out of the Pit of Misery

Out of the Pit of Misery

If you Google “the pit of misery”, Urban dictionary defines it as “the dungeon of terror when you don’t bring bud light to a party”.             “I did not bring bud light to the party so I was sentenced to the pit of misery.” Dilly, […]

When a Father Loves Like God Does

When a Father Loves Like God Does

Family is one of the most important aspects in my life and I have been beyond blessed to have an incredible family. While my whole family is special, my parents are extraordinary and mean so much to me. I’m lucky to be so close to […]

Keep Going

Keep Going

Today marks eighteen weeks since my first surgery, and two weeks from my second surgery. Having two surgeries within four months is not something I would wish on anyone because of how many challenges I have faced, and continue to face. Every day I am […]

How to Lose Yourself

How to Lose Yourself

I tend to be a very stubborn, headstrong person. I’m fearless and I love hard. Giving up is never a viable option for me, and change can really scare me. I tend to do the same thing over and over and over, expecting different results, […]

My Invisible Illness and How I Cope With It

My Invisible Illness and How I Cope With It

To be honest, coping isn’t easy. There isn’t an automatic fix. There isn’t a great way to describe my actions. I wish I could tell some people how much I love them without feeling like I doubt them, or that I don’t trust them, because […]

My Open Battle With Anxiety

My Open Battle With Anxiety

My heart is pounding and thumping in my chest right now. Cue lightheadedness and over-thinking of what people might think when they read this. Sometimes I feel like I am about to pass out, drowning in feelings and thoughts. Overwhelmed is probably the best way […]

13 Reasons Why Not

13 Reasons Why Not

It’s May 16th as I write this, and if you know me well, you know it has been seven weeks since my first knee surgery. Seven weeks has felt like seven months. It has felt like a battle or a test of some kind, and […]

Give Me Jesus When I Need It Most

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 […]

You Take Your Life For Granted More Than You Know

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. […]