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Quoted: Never

Recently I had a five hour conversation about Jesus on my couch with one of my favorite Jesus-lovin' people. Life was hard. We were tired. He was good. The usual. As I spilled my life juice all over her, and told her my fears of being a burden or being "too much" or "less than,"… Continue reading Quoted: Never

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More About Me

To be quite honest with you - I'm slacking today. I have so much to do, that I sort of haven't done any of it. So, to keep things simple, I'm going to answer 10 About Me questions in hopes that my new (and old!) friends can learn a bit more about me! Lets get… Continue reading More About Me

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Quoted: Home

Ram Dass once said "We're all just walking each other Home." Whoa. This is powerful & I’m not entirely sure why? Lately, the concept of “home” has been so prominent in my heart. Where I am now – this place with this body – it’s temporary. It’s not my forever home. But what I’ve failed… Continue reading Quoted: Home

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Eight Years

Today marks eight years since the day that turned my life upside-down. Eight years ago, I tore my achilles tendon- leading to the onset of my now life-long battle with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.  In honor of the past 8 years, I've decided to share with you the ~short~ version of my chronic illness testimony. I… Continue reading Eight Years

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Tiny Plant… Big Joy

I've hinted before that I'm a passionate girl. Along the same lines, I'm a constant joy seeker. The two go hand in hand as my passions so often lead to abundant joy. When life takes those unexpected (and seemingly frequent) turns towards hardship and pain, I'm the first person to dig up even the tiniest… Continue reading Tiny Plant… Big Joy

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Meet us at the river

  My best friend and I are runners- Not the healthy, fit, muscular kind of runners (although I do love running, and finished two 5K’s within 24 hours a few months ago), but the lets-get-away-from-here kind of runners. Lately, more often than we’d care to admit, we’ve been inches away from falling into the traps of… Continue reading Meet us at the river

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Friendship Friday: Annie

Happy Friday, we finally made it to the weekend! This week I'm introducing you to the longest friendship I've ever had: Leigh Anne (aka Annie). I've known Annie literally for my entire life, considering that she is my older sister. We have a brother between us in age, and unlike most siblings, the three of… Continue reading Friendship Friday: Annie

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Long Distance

I’m one of those girls that will refer to everyone as my best friend. Here’s the thing though: I mean it, every single time. All of my friends truly are the best, and I couldn’t love them more. The hardest part about having so many precious humans that I love so deeply: I can’t be… Continue reading Long Distance

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People Hope

I’m a passionate girl. You’ll learn more about my most recent passion for tiny plants soon, but in the mean time I want to introduce you to an organization that combines my most favorite and intense passions: faith, hope, community, and chronic illness/undiagnosis advocacy. Meet People Hope. People Hope is a nonprofit that was started… Continue reading People Hope

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Friendship Friday: Drea

Happy Friday, friends! This week I want you to meet the bestie of all besties: Andrea. Drea, as I most commonly call her, was my very first friend at Texas State two years ago. When we met, we were both physically impaired (I was on a walker, she was on crutches) and battling through the… Continue reading Friendship Friday: Drea