Things Introverts Hate About Church

Things Introverts Hate About Church

The Importance of Small Groups

The Importance of Small Groups

When I moved back home after college, pretty much all my friends had moved away without returning, so I was lonely and didn’t feel like I had anywhere to meet people. (Not that my introverted self would’ve gone if there…

Why I Keep a Thankfulness Journal

Why I Keep a Thankfulness Journal

Last week I talked about hard seasons and how even the hardest ones have purpose if they bear fruit. Several years ago, I was in the middle of a difficult season. I had lost a lot and it seemed like…

But Does It Bear Fruit?

But Does It Bear Fruit?

Yesterday my friend Makyna sent me a podcast from Jonathan David and Melissa Helser called “The Humanity of Jesus,” insisting I had to give it a listen. Six minutes in, I was already crying. (And I’m really not much of…

17 Friendship Lessons I’ve Learned

17 Friendship Lessons I’ve Learned

I’ve struggled to make and keep friends my entire life. Some of my struggles have been situational – friends have moved away or we’ve just lost touch. But my own personality has also been a big factor. I’m a shy…

141 Prayers for Your Future Husband

141 Prayers for Your Future Husband

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What to Pray for Your Future Husband

What to Pray for Your Future Husband

Some of my posts contain Amazon Associate links. If you click through to Amazon and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation, at no extra cost to you. That said, I only share products I truly like and…

9 Prayers I Pray Regularly

9 Prayers I Pray Regularly

With Rosh Hashanah underway and the Days of Awe taking place this week, prayer is very much a focus of mine this week. (I began studying the Hebrew calendar last year and although I am no expert, I summarized my…

Why I Don’t Promote the Enneagram

Why I Don’t Promote the Enneagram

Over the past several months, I’ve gotten a LOT of questions about the Enneagram. It’s pretty common knowledge how much I love personality assessments, so naturally, everyone assumes the Enneagram is one of them. Until recently, I avoided it like…

How I Chose a Major, Part 2: Do I Regret It?

How I Chose a Major, Part 2: Do I Regret It?

Read Part 1 here! Read How I Chose a College, Part 1 and Part 2 here. Last week I explained the very scientific process that was behind my degree selection in college. In short, I looked at all the classes…

How I Chose a Major

How I Chose a Major

If you haven’t read my previous posts on how I chose a college (Part 1 and Part 2), I recommend starting with those! Similar to how I felt about choosing a college, I had no idea what I wanted to…