Daughter of the King: She’s Following Truth

We live in a culture of followers. We follow social media accounts, TV shows, movie franchises, fashion trends, peers, pop culture, and much more. Whether or not we realize it, we’re being influenced by what we follow.  We sit through a movie without thinking twice about how the inappropriate elements might be affecting us.  We […]

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Daughter of the King: Her True Identity

I want to ask you a question: Who are you? Be honest. What are the first things that come to mind? Athlete? Artist? Activist? Good friend? Hardworker? Deep thinker? Student? Entrepreneur? These are just a few descriptions that could fit you. Blogger, writer, and graphic designer are a few that describe me. The things that […]

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Contentment is a Choice

I remember vividly the emotions in my heart when I had to work on Valentine’s Day…single. It seemed like the worst day to work. I was eighteen and longing to be in a relationship. I’d never gone out on a date and had some disappointing and hurtful experiences with guys. To have to work that […]

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Love Riot: The Book

Many teenagers and young adults are walking out of the church and away from God. Why? A lot of it has to do with apathy. We easily become distracted and enthralled by the world, losing sight of the true character of God. Soon we’re more passive and disinterested in our faith than on fire for […]

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The One Who's Always "Active Now"

There it is: the little green “active now” circle next to their profile picture. Maybe you’ve been dying to talk to this girl friend all day and you see she’s finally available. It’s a perfect time to catch her while she’s scrolling through social media. Or maybe you notice the guy you’re attracted to chilling […]

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Finding Hope When Disappointment Strikes

During late February, I was driving to work when I suddenly noticed: cherry blossoms! I was so excited. I didn’t realize how ready I was for spring. Winter was longgg. Gloomy, grey, rainy, windy. I practically choked up at the sight of those beautiful pink buds–the first hope of winter ending. Spring was around the […]

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The Good that Comes from Darkness

The other day I was thinking about suffering–the tragedies and physical pain we experience throughout our lives. The global pandemic we’re in now, especially. Some raw, aching questions have been swirling in my head. Why do we have to experience pain? Why does God use suffering and struggle? Why are thousands of people losing their […]

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Girl Defined: The Book

girl, have I got a resource for you I “accidentally” ran across GirlDefined Ministries when I was doing research for a paper during my senior year of high school. One of their categories was relevant to my paper, and out of curiosity I clicked on their website. My world opened up to an amazing Christ-centered […]

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Girl, There’s Good News

I woke up and my heart was heavy. It’s been a long few weeks here in Washington State, which is (or was) the U.S. epicenter of the Coronavirus. As my brain awakened past the sleepy fog, I was burdened by the inevitable drama of the news, consuming topic of conversations, and impact on everyone’s lives, […]

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Grace & Truth for You & Me

When I was searching for a name for the blog, I knew I wanted the word TRUTH to be included. We live in a day and age where truth has become a relative term — #speakyourtruth ring a bell? — and the chaos and depression and anxiety and brokenness in the culture around us is […]

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