• Thoughts on Life

    Setting Goals

    Setting goals for myself is one of my favorite things to do. I love to make new years resolutions, monthly goals, weekly goals, spiritual goals, September resolutions, last week of the year goals… you get the picture. At the beginning of the year I made the goal to read 100 books in 2019 and make at least 1/3 of them non-fiction and also to finally read the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Unfortunately, I have only read seven books so far, and so according to Goodreads I am ten books behind (but that’s okau, I plan to keep making my goal 100 books until one day I make it, even…

  • Thoughts on Faith

    What Am I Called to Today?

    Over the last year, a lot in my life has changed. Things that I was planning on suddenly came to an end and I was left in a place at the end of January where I realized that I had to, in a sense, start my life from the beginning again. Now the truth is that I am young and a lot of people would say that I haven’t even begun my life at 22 years old so I should stop panicking. But for me, things were different. As a teenager I did my best to build my life and know where I wanted to go and work hard to…

  • Thoughts on Writing

    I Am Afraid to Write

    Recently I have been feeling afraid to write. I have taken some steps to grow my writing. I joined Brett Harris and Jacquelle Crowe’s Young Writers Workshop for lessons on writing and a community of writers who are in the same boat as me. I have been reading articles on writing. I have even written the drafts for two articles for Reckless Abandon Ministries where I am a part of the writing team and get given a topic to write on each month. But actually sitting down and writing, my own content, on my own blog, from my own original idea… that idea has been scaring me. It’s not that…

  • Thoughts on Books

    Review of Lauren Graham’s “Talking As Fast As I Can”

    Rating: 5/5 StarsI would recommend you read this book if: you like Gilmore Girls, if you like audiobooks I would recommend the audiobook specificallyWhy I picked it up: I love Gilmore girlsGenre: MemoirPublished: 2016Favorite Quote: “One thing I learned: starting off with very low standards is a surefire way to ensure they’ll be met.” Lauren Graham shares what her life was like trying to make it as an actress, what it was like to be single when everyone else was getting married, what it was like to find love later in life, what it was like on Gilmore Girls and Parenthood and what it was like to write a book.…

  • Thoughts on Faith

    Grace Upon Grace

    I gave my testimony at my youth group on Friday. My dad was teaching on two different types of testimonies. He taught that there are some people who have been saved out of a life of sin–that is, they lived a very worldly life far away from God and then received salvation by God’s grace, were washed clean and were able to begin a new transformed life. In comparison, there are other people have been saved from a life of sin–meaning that because they were saved at a fairly young age or generally were “good” (in a worldly sense), they didn’t necessarily have a drastic outward transformation nor were they ever seen as a…