birthdays make me sad.

I've found comfort in knowing that I'm not the only person who feels this way. But it's true. Specifically, MY birthday makes me feel sad. When I was younger, I think it's because I had really high expectations for how people should treat me on that day or week, since I felt I deserved to [...]

helpless, hopeless + lost

L o s s . This world is full of such loss and pain. The older I get the more that becomes evident to me. So painfully evident. Truly, I hope to never grow numb to the pains of other people just because they happen over and over again through the lives of different people. [...]

Mother.

Today I was listening to a song by Bethany Dillon called “You’re the Best Song”. Every time I hear this song, it stirs within me this deep longing to be apart of nurturing a child and helping them to grow up to follow Christ. I included the lyrics at the end of this post, and [...]

rising from the ashes of a broken life

I know it has been a very long time since I have written anything on here. It's not for lack of trying. I can't even tell you how many times I've sat down over the last few months to try to write even just a little something, and then I've ended up staring at the [...]

the depths of despair.

Have you ever felt like you're stuck in the depths of despair? Maybe you just have no motivation to do anything, and you come home and want to sleep the day away. Every little thing overwhelms you because it adds on to the never ending exploding mess you're constantly trying to make sense of. Perhaps [...]