The Truth About Jeremiah 29:11

A few days ago, I learned that my university was revoking a $6,000 scholarship for my study abroad semester. Ouch is right. Am I going? I don’t know now. I’m waiting for God to either close that door completely, or find me a new key. This past week has been tumultuous and stressful, and in

9 Ways to Find Funding for Study Abroad

When I was a little girl, I decided that I was going to Spain. I probably spun a globe around and pointed my finger at a random country, but it doesn’t really matter. Here I am, fifteen years later, getting ready to hop the pond. There’s a lot of planning that goes into this and,

Let Go, Stubborn Vines

Yesterday I did a lot of gardening. I planted nine rows of corn and sketched plots for beans, cabbage, cukes, radishes, and greens. I filled the house with vases of lilacs (the scent is intoxicating). I trimmed the lilac bush. I weeded the front landscaping. The hardest part of all, though, was working on the

Maybe You’re Not Beautiful

There was one time my freshman year that a friend of mine came to me a little upset. She wanted inspiration from the Bible about beauty. She told me, “I don’t feel beautiful lately, so I was looking for Bible verses that would remind me that I am.” And guys, don’t hate me, but my

Doubt your Doubts

I was going to write a post last week, but finals have had my brain like FDAFLKJDFA;LDJF. I promise I will return to normal this Friday, but in the meantime, check out this powerful video by Joseph Solomon. I love me some spoken word. Maybe someone out there could use this encouragement today. XO Kay