Nudge?

Business school is definitely not the easiest place to feel or look like a follower of God. Truthfully, stepping between school and the church, I feel looked down upon because “pursuing a career in finance” doesn’t exactly sound as selfless and Christian-ish as pursing nursing, teaching, ministry, etc. Here’s the paradox that seems to be…

Beauty in Becoming

I am learning. Gradually, painfully, joyfully, beautifully, that life is fragile & time is finite. God pushes, I pull. I expect to follow God in a life of comfort. That’s funny, really. Lukewarm. Hoping to build a kingdom with a puny faith. What I’ve come to recognize is that my faith is stuck in a…

Because, “love.”

John 4:19 – We love because He first loved us. College has buckled my relationship with Jesus on the seat of some crazy rollercoaster of growth & trust. ¬†For the first time, being a Christian makes me an outsider. For the first time, I am the minority. I am constantly questioned. Choosing a Jesus-centered life…

We are His portion & He is our prize

“I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.” -Ephesians 4:1 We are called to be God’s portion. What does it mean to be God’s portion? What an¬†unfathomable thought that we were called, chosen, and set apart before we were even born. Before we impressed anyone, failed anyone, won, lost,…

Waking up in the light

I love Washington – it is the most spectacular kind of beautiful. Not even my new home in sunny San Luis Obispo, CA can compare to the brilliance of being surrounded by colassal mountains and lush forests and vast oceans – all in one place. The best part is; Washington’s beauty seems to be a…