In Freedom & Confidence

It has been a whirlwind of a week, settling in to life in Nairobi! To be honest, I'm not sure how my mind hasn't imploded from stimulus overload, cultural confusion, and emotional ups and downs. Christ has been my consistent rock, and the fantastic community who have graciously welcomed me "home" keep pointing me back … Continue reading In Freedom & Confidence

26 Reflections on Silence

I "checked myself in" for a 3-day private Silent Retreat at a Benedictine Monastery this week. Nestled into the San Bernardino mountains in Southern California, St. Andrew's Abbey is not necessarily a beautiful location. But the prayers and reverence for God that cover the small acreage bring a tangible peace for retreatants. As I clipped … Continue reading 26 Reflections on Silence

A Brief Diary Entry by a Goody Two-Shoes

Alright, I admit it. I'm that girl who does extra credit before the teacher even announces it, that girl who decorates her room with flowers and Eiffel Tower emblems, and Friday night "turn up" usually includes a steaming cup of chamomile tea and a Netflix show. I'm that girl who nods along at church and … Continue reading A Brief Diary Entry by a Goody Two-Shoes