Your Dreams Aren’t Silly

When I was a little girl, I had quite a few lofty dreams of what my future looked like, and although not all of them panned out like I hoped they would (it turns out that you actually have to have some glimmer of talent to put on Taylor Swift-esque performances), I never let my…

Don’t Run Away

Life is filled with a number of wonderful memories and joy that we can’t contain, but it’s also full of pain and tough times that feel like they’ll never end. And when those struggles hit, don’t let them cause you to give up hope or run away. Quitting often seems like the best solution—it’s usually…

Don’t Miss Out Because You’re Afraid to Miss Out

There are so many things that happen in our world today that it can certainly be easy to feel like you’re missing out on some pretty incredible events and activities. FOMO is real, people. But one of the big problems with being afraid that you’re missing out on the people and places where you are…

Let Yourself Receive Compliments

I’m not exactly sure why, but sometimes it’s difficult for us to hear good things about ourselves—it’s as if compliments are only meant to be given and not received. I can’t really explain why this is a thing. I love encouraging people and telling them all of the qualities they have that make them wonderful….

The Christian Dating Cliche: Guard Your Heart

I call it a cliche, but it’s a rule to live by: Guard your heart. When I was 15 years old, I found myself heartbroken for the second time in a year. Out of nowhere, the guy I had been dating (who I thought was so different than my ex-boyfriend) dumped me. He said God…