Seven months ago I stepped off my career track to become an intern. I’m 32, and let me tell you, my life looks nothing like I thought it would. Intern. Honestly, it bothered me anytime that lowly moniker slipped out of someone’s … [Read more...] about We can do hard things
I got sick last summer. This isn’t shocking news. But really, who gets sick in the summer? Me! I came down with a nasty cold twice in a two-month period -- both times when I was traveling. I hadn’t been sick in years and was beginning … [Read more...] about Taste and See: Experiencing God’s Goodness
One of my dreams is to be Justin Timberlake’s backup dancer. Seriously. I love me some JT. I’m especially smitten with his song “Don’t Hold the Wall.” It’s about a guy inviting a girl to dance. He calls her from the comfort of a dark … [Read more...] about Don’t Hold the Wall
I recently returned to CrossFit after a five-month hiatus. When I decided to take a break, following a reproductive specialist’s recommendation, I’d been a regular CrossFitter for several years. It’s an amazing way to work out and … [Read more...] about Faith, fertility, and fitness: What am I giving my strength to?
Since I started this blog in May, so much has shifted in my life, including this surprise: I’m changing careers! I feel confident God has called me in a different (and unexpected) direction: ministry. My heart is beating with … [Read more...] about From marketing to ministry: A new chapter
I earned my bachelor’s degree during the Great Recession. Not exactly the best time to launch into the “real world.” But I wasn’t worried because I had a plan. My plan included moving 800 miles away from home to attend graduate school in … [Read more...] about What’s in your rear-view mirror? A story about my wild ride in West Texas