Once again, it's that time. August. School starting. Football games. Volleyball. Tennis. Clubs. Homework. Homework. Homework. So much. So busy. So we've added all these things back into our schedule, and being back at school for a week, I've already noticed something that's kind of disappointing. It's harder for me to focus on Jesus all … Continue reading Even in school, there still needs to be light.
It's odd how we react when we see our friends or people we know, or even people we don't know, succeeding. Seeing them doing amazing things, big things, exciting and powerful things. Shouldn't we be rejoicing with them? Authentically congratulating them on how well they've been doing? Lifting them up for putting in the work … Continue reading Being Bitter About the Success of Others Shouldn’t be Something We Get Used to.
Expectations... they really become an obstacle for us. Well, me, anyways. Hopefully not you. Me and a couple of my friends were talking about the expectations we had, but all realized around the same time that these things were not guaranteed. Who here has just always expected their life to go a certain way? *raises … Continue reading Expecting the Unknown
I love finding closet staples. I get way too excited over finding good priced clothes that I want to wear all the time. I want more and more. And while I obviously need clothes, I shouldn't become obsessed with these items to where I think I can't live without getting that adorable skirt. Even though, … Continue reading Never Satisfied
My family. We wore our dang swimsuits. We had a blast. Let me tell you why. First off, let it be known why we want to wear our swimsuits and why we want to empower everyone else to do the same. We are NOT trying to show off our hot bodies. We are NOT seeking … Continue reading Own. It.
Almost every time I've scrolled through my phone for the past few days, I see these negative articles that keep popping up. Ones that say things like, "Girls need to save gym clothes for the gym." "The Chaco trend needs to stop." "These summer trends need to die." Okay, so maybe you're not a fan … Continue reading I Will Wear My Sweatpants Proudly.
Lord, make me a leader. Not just a cheerleader. Not just a leader at school. Not just in front of people I know well. But a leader everywhere. All the time. Not a boss. Not a controller. Not a #1 MVP. Those aren't the things I strive for. Make me someone that people can look … Continue reading Make me a leader.