When Oceans Rise

For two weeks straight I couldn’t sleep. I tossed and turned in my bed, nagging thoughts filling every crevice of my head. Over those two weeks, I probably averaged two hours of sleep per night but even my sleep was plagued with fear. Worry tugged at my thoughts during the day on the double. I… Continue reading When Oceans Rise


Consider the Lilies

Tomorrow school starts again after a break four days short of three weeks. It’s been such a long time since I had to study and wake up super early and spend hours doing homework. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t anxious about it starting back up again. “What if I can’t make A’s?”… Continue reading Consider the Lilies


I Am Sixteen Going On Seventeen (Until Wednesday)

Without a doubt, my absolute favorite movie musical is The Sound of Music. I love that movie to pieces. It literally has everything that I love… God, family, all things vintage, adorable costumes, Austria, World War II history, and catchy tunes. I love everything! The Sound of Music makes me smile fondly and creates the desire to go… Continue reading I Am Sixteen Going On Seventeen (Until Wednesday)

Thursday Thoughts · Worry

God’s Got This

“Worry indicates that we don’t quite trust that God is big enough, powerful enough, or loving enough to take care of what’s happening in our lives.”  Francis Chan Truth be told, I worry a lot. I’m worrying about school starting again, I’m worried about the uncertainty of the future, I’m worried that I’m not good… Continue reading God’s Got This


Trusting in God

On Wednesday, my class took an Algebra II test. Math is not one of my strongest subjects and it never has been. Nonetheless, I’ve always had a good grade in that class. I felt pretty good about the test. I turned it in and sighed a sigh of relief. Math tests are stressful for me.… Continue reading Trusting in God