Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

This book review was originally published on  Note: As a member of the Launch Team, I received an advance reader copy from the publisher.  Inspired: Slaying Giants Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again One Woman’s Journey Back to Loving the Bible If the Bible isn’t a science book or an instruction manual, … Continue reading Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

Land of the Free

My first real introduction to politics was the year 2000. I was eight years old. Our teacher had just given a lesson about the two presidential candidates: George W. Bush and Al Gore. He then handed us a worksheet with a short, kid-friendly version of each candidate's platform. I didn't know anything about those two men, … Continue reading Land of the Free

Friends, Waffles, and Work: TGIF

It's finally Friday, and what a week it has been!  The majority of my time has been spent either applying for jobs or working, but I've also been trying to focus on blogging (can you tell?) and catching up on sleep. Exciting, I know. Still, those everyday tasks have a way of building up until … Continue reading Friends, Waffles, and Work: TGIF

Friends, Waffles, and Work: Choosing Joy

Last week, I started a new series called "Friends, Waffles, and Work" because I felt overwhelmed--which, honestly, is just something that happens when you are extremely sensitive and easily stressed. Despite the challenges I am currently facing, I know it is not my circumstances that cause so much stress: it is my own negativity. I set incredibly high … Continue reading Friends, Waffles, and Work: Choosing Joy