Wednesday, February 26, 2014

things I've learned in February

-boys are confusing
-when you go running by yourself late at night you get yelled at by obnoxious fraternity guys and break your ankle
-joy is a choice
-loving can be difficult
-community is necessary
-family is a worthwhile investment
-apologizing goes a long way in relationships
-it's easier to preserve your pride than to pursue experiencing/accomplishing something great by being vulnerable
-I should be vulnerable
-chocolate wins. Every time.
-flowers improve mood
-boys are sensitive
-being kind is a struggle when you're scared
-be kind anyways
-discipline is impossible without the right motivation

Saturday, February 15, 2014


Do you know what you believe? And if you know, do you care enough to investigate further? And if you believe and investigate, do you live it out?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

"When I am faithless, He remains faithful."

Today, I'm very aware that Jesus is so much better than anything else. When this feeling flees and hard times inevitably arrive, I hope I will continue to remember the One who never leaves nor forsakes. He is the Giver of every good and perfect gift.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

wise words from unexpected places

"We accept the love with think we deserve."

-The Perks of Being a Wallflower

"The opposite of love is indifference."

-The Lumineers

Saturday, February 1, 2014

rivers, woods, and mountains

Is it possible that we're actually closer to God when we're surrounded by nature? Maybe not, but I know it's therapeutic for my soul.