Father God, Papa Eagle

This picture is from when I was in third grade. I was in love with wearing tassels that year, & I remember picking out this outfit purposefully for this picture. I don’t have a lot of vivid memories from when I was younger, but one that I do have is standing at the back of the line […]

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2016 IS OVER!

Breathe a sigh of relief! I spent most of 2016 going through some major growing pains. For me, it was a year of self-assessment, reconnection with God, & honestly, some major soul searching. 2016 was the year when God finally got my attention. He finally has my whole heart, & He used this past year to […]

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EMBRACING MY IDENTITY

Something you may or may not know about me, is that I’m a major extrovert. I have always really loved to be around people, and have always strived to be very inclusive in every realm of my life. I want everyone to feel like they are taken care of, that they fit in, and to […]

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SACRIFICIAL LOVE.

Several years ago, I had a very real dream. I was married to a quadriplegic, and I took care of this man in a wheelchair every day. I got him out of bed, I fed him meals, I dressed him, helped him use the bathroom, took him shopping, drove him to work, etc. And in […]

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WORTHY OF LOVE.

I spent 29 years of my life trying to fit in. I can’t rationally tell you why. I come from a loving family with parents who are still together and who encouraged each of my dreams growing up, even the ones I was terrible at. They rarely missed a choir concert or a swim meet, […]

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MY PEACEFUL PLACE

Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. -Matthew 11:28 • I have always loved the water. When I was in elementary school, my family lived in a small town in southern Virginia. The Blue Ridge mountains were practically our backyard; the dentist office just down the street, and […]

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WE NEED TO BE STILL.

There was one night, about nine months ago, when I had a very distinct dream. Now, I have a lot dreams, and my dreams have always been very vibrant. They are stories. Sometimes memories. Usually connected to each other somehow. The characters overlap and sometimes the plot repeats itself. Up until nine months ago, they […]

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