Category Archives: Stories

Fear

I bought pepper spray today. Never, in nearly 21 years, have I felt the need to get any. I’ve never felt like I needed to protect myself. I’ve always been independent, but I’ve always been protected. I’ve always felt safe. … Continue reading

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Doubly Blessed

Something pretty cool happened to me today, and I thought I would share the story. Perhaps it will encourage your heart as it encouraged mine and remind you that God is good, even when it doesn’t seem like it. I … Continue reading

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He Knows Me, He Loves Me, He Wants Me

Yesterday┬áin church, the pastor spoke on John 17, which details Jesus’ prayer for His followers. Afterwards, the college kids split off and discussed the passage. We were asked the question, “When Jesus says, ‘Keep them in Your name,’ what does … Continue reading

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Chaos

“Cast your burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee.” -Psalm 55:22 I’m not gonna lie. Recently, my life has been chaos. In the past month, I’ve moved halfway across the country. I’ve started school at a brand new … Continue reading

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Reinvention

“We need to get to know each other a little better. So, we’re going to play a game, alright?” the professor said. “You have thirty seconds to learn as many names as you can. Introduce yourself with your name and … Continue reading

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Make It Count

Recently┬áI heard, for the first time, the story of Clayton McDonald, and it moved me to tears. Clayton McDonald was an eighteen-year-old guy who’d been diagnosed with leukemia four times. The doctors told him the last time that there was … Continue reading

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