He has defeated death, overcome evil. My insecurities, worries, and fear wash away. With Him, I am able to love greater, to grow deeper, to cultivate a life of passion and freedom. Because of Him, I am free My old self, she falls away. I find my soul again My confirmation comes from above. I rejoice in the simple gospel My confidence is complete. I fall, He … Continue reading Who Is He?
Wake up Slowly No great need to rush Breathe What’s the first thing on my mind? Surrender so And just be thankful You are here, alive, and able You are loved You are a new creation This day has incredible potential What can you do first for yourself? Coffee? Read? Meditate? Journal? Stretch? Prepare a fabulous breakfast? Maybe do it all. Not much time? … Continue reading A Morning Motivation
February 4th. Super Bowl Sunday. Portland. Waking up at 4:30 yesterday sure allowed me to sleep in till 10 today A delicious smoothie with dates and peanut butter Freshlife church podcast (a little bit of home while away from home) Blue Kangaroo coffee shop PDX Burgers Song of the day: empty ray Superbowl with Laine’s family Chilli, guac, cornbread. Cooking with your family seems quite … Continue reading Portland YES (travel)
I can’t reach you, but still, think of you. I don’t see you, instead, remember you. Without any contact, my dreams still involve you. I imagine us dancing, I know we’d be laughing, to only remember, you are not here. Can’t always have my way. Our last hug felt like goodbye. Will there be room, for another hello? Together or alone; loved, uniquely chosen, covered … Continue reading Away with Love
January 28. Sunday. Los Angeles “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:2 NIV Woke up early to the sunrise and that revealing moment of “omg I am actually here.” I found myself eager to … Continue reading Cali crew, we missed you (travel)
January 26th. Friday. Vegas The day started quite. I spend some time in the Word and read a few pages of the book Fearless (by Max Lucado) before my grandparents came and joined me. Grandma was off to the physical therapist, I and grandpa stayed behind to drink some coffee and explore a book of our ancestors. I grabbed the globe to visualize the movement … Continue reading “Grandpa made me do it” (travel)
January 25th. Thursday. Kalispell, first stop: Vegas Today is the day. The day I wake up as a newly 21-year-old (my birthday was yesterday). The day I pack, prepare, and fly to Vegas as the first stop of my “West Coast Adventure!” As I get ready to leave for my 3-week (21 days) adventure, I have accomplished very little planning. My current plans include my one-way … Continue reading Preparation for three weeks “unplanned” (travel)