Semester Dos of the 2016-2017 school year has officially begun. I am a senior. It is already insane. Over the break, I got some gifts, as well, as picked out a few gems to keep me motivated during this ever so stressful semester. Balancing life, school, work, and play is about one of the hardest… Continue reading Back to School Survival Guide
My boyfriend always looks over at me and says “Friendship is magic, Emma”. This is more than true. I usually just laugh at the silly phrase and move on. However at Vanguard University, I have made some amazing lifelong friendships. Within a year, we have all laughed, cried, danced, played, worshiped, sang, and travelled together. On… Continue reading Friendship is Magic.
This week has been rainy, or as rainy as it can be in Southern California. However, my mom got some of the yummiest fall veggies so I made some chips to pair with Hope Hummus or just by themselves. I got the idea from @shutthekaleup’s Instagram post and her constant veggie roasting. So without further ado… Continue reading Snacking for the long fall
Letting go is not my strong suit. I am sentimental. I am spaghetti. Everything relates back to each other. Once the milk is in the coffee, it can’t be separated and they have everything to do with each other. This year I have been stuck, mentally, in 1 Corinthians 13. Love. What is it? Why… Continue reading Coffee with Milk
I do not want to get political today. However, with the upcoming election and Hillary looking like Trump’s competition. I want to remind myself and you of who women are. There will undoubtably be a lot of anti women posts from haters and anti men from feminists. However, this past year I have had the… Continue reading women these days.
Anxiety and depression seems more common than a common cold. Why. People everywhere, especially ages 18-30 are experiencing crippling anxiety that no one ever prepared us for. There is always an article in my news feed that is an honest open letter to my anxiety. Buzzfeed is always showing videos of how people are dealing… Continue reading anxiety&depression.
On March 12, 2016 I wrote a prayer in my personal journal and felt called to share it with you. I think we forget how honest we should be with each other. I think we forget what our prayers really sound like and how our Instagrams and conversations portray them to be. So without further… Continue reading Honest Prayers
For those who grew up with the church, I have noticed a specifically sad and terrible lie that we so often believe. Today we refers to women in the church. I know men believe many lies from the church, but today we, women, are living in a crucial lie. Imagine your preschool story time; that reveals… Continue reading Prince Jesus does not exist.
There is power in honesty. This month has been one of those months where stresses are high and everything feels crazy. Like when you think, “how do people even life with this much going?” crazy. I am learning that opening up and not being afraid of what people think and how they see you is… Continue reading Honesty & Freedom.
The Lord has be speaking a very beautiful truth over my life this week of busyness. This what He says to me: Emma, You are not a body. You are not the clothes you miss so much. You are not the grades you get this semester. You are not your hair. You are not your… Continue reading Lock eyes with Jesus. And throw away the key.