Faith

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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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: Finding Contentment in Chaos 

I’ve always considered myself to be a rather high maintenance person, with a desire for the finer things in life. Heck, I want to work in an industry that some might peg as totally materialistic. I’d be lying if I said I’ve never struggled with feeling content with a mediocre lifestyle. If there has been one thing challenged on the …

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Lizzie and Chelsea take the Camino: Every Step I Take

After just 12 days on the Camino, the physical strain on my body finally struck a cord. My ankle had started aching on day 7, but it wasn’t until the twelfth day that I got confirmation of the tendinitis living in my foot. Because of the many blisters that formed on my toes (literally, every toe), I started to walk …

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Trendy Meets South Africa: One in Christ Jesus

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. – Galatians 3:28 While here in South Africa, I’ve had the privilege of visiting different churches in the community around Pretoria and Mamelodi. It’s been an absolute pleasure to see different congregations and experience …

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Trendy Meets South Africa: Hakuna Matata

If I’m totally honest and vulnerable with you guys, there have been some challenging things about being here in South Africa. While I knew that internet connectivity would be slim coming into this project, I can honestly say it has been a challenge for me. As someone who is trying to build her career off the internet, being unplugged is …

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