Seven weeks ago I moved to Kona, Hawaii for a 6-month training and equipping season with Youth with a Mission. I am a part of the “Fire and Fragrance” school, centered around prayer and worship. Within this 330+ student school, there are ‘tracks’ to develop a specific skill to use in the nations to bridge … Continue reading What Message Do You Carry
Prayers Up, Head Down
To learn a lesson we usually have to live through the experience. Our parents and teachers will sound like a broken record repeating a truth we'd do well to live by. For some reason it takes living through the roller coaster to truly grasp what they were trying to tell us all along! Imagine for … Continue reading Prayers Up, Head Down
What I (Actually) Do as a Social Media Manager
I'm constantly stunned into a moment of silence after another individual living in the 21st century with drones and hoverboards asks me what it means for me to be a social media manager. I don't mean this in a condescending way, because honestly it would have been me a few years ago naively inquiring the … Continue reading What I (Actually) Do as a Social Media Manager
2016: The Year of Sacrifice
Our new family tradition is to choose just one word to focus on in the New Year, as opposed to a list of lofty goals usually given up on by February. I started thinking about my word for the New Year around Thanksgiving, and contemplated it while serving at the Missionaries of Charity Mother Teresa … Continue reading 2016: The Year of Sacrifice
You’re a College Graduate. Now What?
"So what are you going to do now?" is the daily question I'm asked by caring family or friends, and I continue to stumble over. 2 weeks after graduation may not seem like a long time to you, but to a confused post grad holding an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of card stock as certification … Continue reading You’re a College Graduate. Now What?
One Word, One Year
Warrior[wawr-yer]: noun: a person who shows or has shown great vigor, courage. The more I’ve talked with people, I’ve increasingly realized how frustrating New Year’s resolutions have become. Most people don’t bother to make them anymore because they know their track record of going strong on that new diet or workout plan for about a … Continue reading One Word, One Year