Love Does: Part 2

Love is a continual choice and a constant commitment. Every morning we wake up with the choice to choose love or indifference. Grace or ignorance. Anger or forgiveness. It’s a choice. No one forces these things upon you, much like knowing Jesus. God opens up the door and lays everything out before you, but He […]

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Kingdom on a Couch

Week three of our 9 month journey is coming to a close. I sit here in Guatemala City on a day of rest, where my soul has been filled to the brim and joy is overflowing uncontrollably. What is this life? A blessed one. Beyond what words could ever attempt to paint.  I’ve joined team United […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude

In month three of my World Race journey one of my squad-mates began a gratitude journal. It was a tough month for her and her team. A really tough month. They had cause to complain, be angry and frustrated with all that was going on. Instead, they chose to pursue thankfulness. Hearts of gratitude instead […]

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He is Abel

I wonder if learning a musical instrument is kind of like getting a tattoo: once you get your first, you’re always planning and thinking about the next one. Once I found Faith, I couldn’t help but think about who would be next… One way in which my family has supported me going back on the World Race is through the gift of a […]

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Chapter 27: Going Back

It’s been a little over seven months since I returned to the US and each day the Lord never ceases to delight my heart with His goodness and faithfulness. He has blessed me with quite the road-trip full of adventure, reunions, new friendships, one-way tickets and round-trip love. Now, after months of spiritual waiting and rest, […]

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Love Does: Eight Hours in Denver

“Just an old sweet song keeps Georgia on my mind…” Red dirt roads and hot southern air; weeks filled with worship, cooking, inevitable sweating and 47 stairs; nights of laughter, 17 doors and full cups of tea. Words and photos will forever fail to encompass the wonder of my last three weeks in the beautiful state of Georgia. Though born […]

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You need only to be still

The more I read Exodus the more excited and child-like I become. I believe, “giddy as a school girl” is the right expression. And at the same time, the deeper I read the scriptures and learn about the Israelites the more I identify with them – their doubt, their insecurity, their inability to believe God’s faithfulness and […]

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