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.
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
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