My husband says that even though I know people are never going to do the right thing, I still expect people to do the right thing. I hold high standards. Sometimes those standards aren't really fair because I form the ideas of what I want people to be based on what will make ME happy … Continue reading guns.


"Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy." 1 Peter 1:8 (NIV) So I got a tattoo. If you remember, I was pretty anxious upon arriving in Italy. I spent the entire … Continue reading Joy

The evil inside

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” - Albus Dumbledore One of the worst parts about being a follower of Christ is that you are constantly exposed to the evils within your own heart. You can loudly proclaim the name of Jesus and tell … Continue reading The evil inside


Long story short, I wrote a guest post for an online magazine a few weeks ago and a woman (I think to be mid-40s) commented that my article was “level 1.” While I’m still a little salty that someone from the older generation would be so discouraging to a younger believer, that’s not what this … Continue reading Simplicity