Happy Birthday, Teri! (Yes, I'm talking to myself!) No one can dim your light. No one can take credit for your joy... You are more than a conqueror through Christ Jesus, so shine on and remain in Him 🎂 #thisis33 #thisisaresurrection #believe. Mark my words: This year will be epic.
When you hear the word "rejection," what comes to mind? For some, it's the sting of unrequited love. For others, it's feeling ignored, forgotten, left out, or overlooked --both intentionally and unintentionally --in any given scenario (e.g., among friends, colleagues, complete strangers, etc.) Everyone experiences rejection from time to time, and most people would agree… Continue reading Navigating Rejection
Between two moves and a trip to Chicago, I didn't make time to publish new content this month. Not that there wasn't anything to write about... I just needed a little break before I got back into the swing of things. As July 2018 comes to a close, I'd like to share a few thoughts… Continue reading The Day
Lately I've found myself going back to this one book. I'm not exactly sure how I stumbled upon it, but last year, after I read the first couple of chapters online and picked up a physical copy, I knew it was destined to be a new favorite of mine. More importantly, I knew it had… Continue reading Dare to Dream
[Written on November 18, 2017] Dear God, It's me -- your daughter, and I have a few things I'd like to get off my chest. You already know what's on my mind and in my heart, so I won't mince words. I'm sick of this place, and I don't mean Austin, Texas. I'm not entirely… Continue reading Dear God
I celebrated my 32nd birthday two weeks ago, and you know what that means, right? It's time to wrap up the This Is 31 series! I've been thinking about the best way to close out this series and initially thought I might dedicate an entire post to lessons on self discovery. In a way, this… Continue reading This Is 31, Conclusion
Dear readers -- When I created this series, I didn't know what I would be getting myself into by revisiting the tender age of thirteen. Frankly, I think I've spent most of my adult life trying to erase all memories from that time, but with the help of my siblings, I'm reconnecting the dots and… Continue reading This Is 31, Part 1