I’m Not an Anxious Person (and Neither Are You!)

"I'm a really anxious gal," I so quickly admit to any trusted friend or even a soul I barely know. I slap "WARNING: Worried" stickers on my chest with a hearty thump. It's both an apology and a believed identity offered alongside all the other facts that make me, me: "Hi! I'm a college student. I [...]

Our Wedding Vows

One of my goals for 2017 was to blog at least once a month throughout the year. The month of May has flown by, however, with finishing up the semester, Dellan's graduation from Iowa State, wedding details, baby sis's high school graduation, our wedding weekend, and now the beginning of our honeymoon in the Smoky Mountains(!!). After [...]

Bare With Me

I tend to fall into believing that I am held to a higher standard than everyone else in the Kingdom. Satan is sneaky and tells me there's grace for all except me. And in times when I'm believing his lies, my lifestyle clearly shifts. I become much less vulnerable with the people I love. I don't talk about my [...]

The One About My Fiancé

Would it really be Valentine's Day if I didn't gush about Dellan for a hot second? I don't think today would even count as a true Tuesday if I didn't. Our story is so sweet because it is soaked in Jesus's glory. There are parts I'd like to leave out and parts that I couldn't [...]

Body and Soul

Body image. Unattainable weight standards. Pressure. Grace. More grace. I don't believe this post will be groundbreaking by any means. God recently planted truth in me about an issue that so many women have faced and overcome by his grace. It's brand new to me, though, so here comes some writing worship to commemorate his goodness. junior year of [...]