Faith

22 Things Learned in Year 22

The word ‘extra’ is an adjective, and it describes me. Not everyone is going to be my friend, or even going to like me, but I can and should invest deeply in those who do. When people are hard to love, it’s my responsibility to love them even more because Christ loved me first. My parents moved away and I …

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Dating Jesus

It was a little over half way through my semester abroad this past Spring, when for the first time I began to feel really alone. Being in a foreign country thus far hadn’t left me feeling isolated or scared. While I had moments of missing home or familiar friends, I embraced the adventure of seeing new places, getting involved in …

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Reflection, Realigning my Vision, and Counting down to the Relaunch

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written, and for that I apologize. The transition back to the US has been a busy one, filled with life and excitement, but nonetheless busy. I moved out of my childhood home, helped my parents move into their new house, and finally got to settle into a little 3 bedroom place not far …

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Faith, Travel

Lord After Our Hearts

After visiting Tel Aviv, I went to Jerusalem, Bethlehem and a few other places for a few days with my group, The David Project. It’s been crazy cool to see such a vast variety of sights that bring us to different places in time, with different cultures and beliefs. The things I’ve learned and the way I’ve grown has been …

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Giving God Everything: The Battle of Trust

A couple of weekends ago, I packed up my bags and headed to Albany, New York with some friends for Cru‘s preview weekend. For those of you who don’t know, preview weekend is a conference that Cru puts on for Juniors and Seniors to explore the possibilities of working in ministry post-graduation. In those three days in a small hotel and …

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Do less, Do it well & Do it for the Glory of God

It’s been a minute since I’ve done a post just being super real with you guys. Amidst all of the fashion, traveling, decor and beauty, once in a while it’s really nice to just share with you guys where I am, what the Lord has been teaching me and how I’ve been growing. What’s been going on with all ya’ll? Give me …

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Lizzie and Chelsea take the Camino: Craving Community

It’s amazing how many parallels the Camino has to life. Every day you walk and walk, and it’s like the decision to keep on living another day. Each step is a breath you take, and each injury or battle is like an obstacle of life that either tears you down or makes you stronger. The people you meet along the …

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