Faith, Health, Things I've Learned

We Don’t Get to Choose Our Suffering Thoughts on Suffering, Control, & God's Grace In It All

My life looks far different than what I imagined if you would have asked me a year ago. I pictured a growing belly or newborn, good health, and being home full-time. I never imagined we’d be heading into two months of waiting for background checks to clear for an adoption. Or that I’d be frequenting… Read More We Don’t Get to Choose Our Suffering Thoughts on Suffering, Control, & God's Grace In It All

Faith, Things I've Learned

The Year that God Grew My Empathy The Good in the Hard

This year has been filled with some hard things. And looking back, they’re hard things that I’m thankful for, because ultimately they’ve grown my empathy. I’ve always felt like I’ve struggled to be compassionate and have empathy for other people’s hardships. But I realize that every time I go through something difficult, I suddenly have… Read More The Year that God Grew My Empathy The Good in the Hard

Faith, Thoughts

What They Never Told You About Life After College The Truth About What Really Happens After Graduation

If you went to college as a believer and got plugged into a good Christian ministry and a local church, then if you think about it, college was kind of like four long years of church camp. Every night is a slumber party, you’re in a small group of peers who studies the Bible and… Read More What They Never Told You About Life After College The Truth About What Really Happens After Graduation