I sorted through the stack of papers that had accumulated in the corner of my room.At the bottom of the pile, I found about 20 sheets of paper that I had filled in at aworkshop, trying to learn the basics of calligraphy. Sighing, I put it on a shelf, telling myself I’d give calligraphy another … Continue reading It’s Okay To Not Do Calligraphy (A Lesson I Learned About Trends)
Sisterhood!! It’s so important and such a wonderful gift. But what IS it? How do we find a sisterhood? And how is it different from a clique or just a group of friends? Senait and I are talking all about sisterhood and friendships in episode 6 this month. It was such a fun podcast to … Continue reading Podcast Episode #6: What’s the Deal With Sisterhood?
I should be skinnier. I should be prettier. I should be more likable. All of these are lies that I’ve told myself. I’ve struggled with body image for years. And it’s not necessarily something that I was taught or learned one day- those lies developed from deeper things. I can honestly say these lies were … Continue reading Overcoming Lies I Believed About My Body
Hey guys! We're so excited for the fifth episode of the JY podcast for December! Caroline is in the studio with me for this episode, where we're talking all things peer pressure, comparison, and finding our God-confidence. It is soooo easy to compare and find ourselves on an up and down journey of emotions. How … Continue reading Podcast Episode #5: Peer Pressure & Saying No To Comparison
Advent. Most of us have heard what the word means. Coming, arrival, waiting expectantly – all of these words are connected to it. Advent: Waiting Expectantly Too often, we forget about Advent and want to skip right to Christmas, right to that glorious night so many years ago. The night that brought light into our … Continue reading Advent // Waiting Expectantly For The Coming King
I know it's not Thanksgiving yet, but I am grateful. I am grateful for this amazing year. I think it's really easy to focus on the bad parts of the past two years. Y'all know what I'm talking about and these things continue to fill the news, continue to fill our conversations, our prayers. But … Continue reading Dear 2021, I’m So Grateful
Hey all!! So excited to share November's episode with you guys! Abby is a wonderful online friend of mine and is a HUGE encouragement online, especially on Instagram. You can find her @joyfully.abby or her amazing page @melodicallymemorizing where she writes her own music using scripture. She's just an incredible person all around and I'm … Continue reading Podcast Episode #4: Studying Scripture & Keeping Him In The Daily Routine (With Abigail Houston!)
Hey guys! October is closing and the holiday season is creeping up on us. How crazy that 2021 is almost done!! This year has been a good one for me, full of huge unexpected blessings and new people and adventures, but also a lot of things I didn't expect at all. I probably mentioned this … Continue reading When God Says “No”