Hi friends, And hello 2020! I rarely, if ever, write from a place where I'm in the thick of something. I usually am open about struggles in my blog posts, but only on the other side of whatever I struggled through or learned. This post is different because for the past 7 months I've gone … Continue reading An Ode to 2019: Grief.
Hello friends! If you've been reading my posts since pretty much day one, I wrote a blog 4 years ago about what I wish I had known at 14. (Read here, if you want!) I'm almost 23 now and have learned a lot since writing that blog! Unlike the last post, these 5 things are … Continue reading Dear 18-Year Old Me: 5 Things I Would Tell Myself.
Social media doesn't love you; it doesn't even like you. Sure, social media connects us to people, information, interaction and resources like nothing else, which is fantastic! With instant access to social media in the palms of our hands, we can share what's going on in our lives with loved ones and complete strangers. I … Continue reading Social Media Doesn’t Love You
Hey there! It's been a minute since my last blog post because so much has happened! I graduated from college, landed a sweet job in my field, will soon be moving closer to my workplace and much more. On the surface, it kind of sounds like things are really panning out, right? But 2018 was … Continue reading An Ode to 2018: Letting Things Fall Into Place
God gave us this beautiful book to turn to at any point of our lives; in joy and happiness, but also when life gets tough to face. This book, in my opinion, is life's survival guide and the story of the ultimate unconditional love story. This book is the Bible. In this post, I'm going … Continue reading 5 Bible Verses That Got Me Through Stuff.
One of the most healing and beautiful moments I've had in my walk with Jesus was when I reached a point where I was sick and tired of being insecure and finally allowed him to love me and help me see myself as he does. The freedom of letting go of self-hate, doubt and the … Continue reading Feeling Insecure When You Know Your Worth
Happy 2018 friends! I hope you all had a restful holiday season and a good first month It's been a year since my last blog post, so I have a lot to share with you! The annual odes have become a tradition on my blog that I love doing, so I hope what I learned … Continue reading An Ode to 2017: Finding Hope, Grace & Love
Just in case you didn't already know...YOU matter and YOU are loved. I sure needed to be reminded of this recently. God has been showing me a lot about love over the past few months, stopping me in my tracks to remind me that he loves me. I tend to forget about his love and can end … Continue reading That Thing Called Love.
"Ab, you just need to bloom where you're planted." 15-year-old me; scared, insecure and full of angst would roll her eyes. No teenage girl wants to listen to her mother, especially when at that age you think you know everything. (and low-key I knew that she was right, and I was wrong. Yes mom, 5 years … Continue reading An Ode to 2016: Bloom Where You’re Planted
"Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change." Brené Brown A couple of months ago I did something that never in a MILLION years thought I would do; I filmed and shared this video. It's just not any old "vlog" type of video, one where I shared something that's been a huge part of who … Continue reading The Beauty of Vulnerability