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, 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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