The Plan: Sown, Rooted and Growing

Where did the past 5 years go?! As I graduate and take the time to reflect on my undergrad, this question repeatedly floats in my mind. Dedication to writing papers, exams and what seemed like endless assignments, has now ended. To think I have been a student for 17 years and then all of a sudden not anymore? It’s freeing but shocking at the same … Continue reading The Plan: Sown, Rooted and Growing

Being Brave: Being Vulnerable

“Your identity is in Christ. It’s not in your grades, your performance as a student, it’s not in boys – how many do or don’t like you, it’s not in your friends –or lack thereof, it’s not in how you look. Your identity is in Christ”. This was something I was told all throughout youth group and as a teenager. And it’s hands-down Biblical truth … Continue reading Being Brave: Being Vulnerable

Celebrating Brokenness

June has been a month of celebrations for me. Two weddings, two birthdays and one celebration of life as my friend’s grandfather passed away shortly after my own birthday. Of course, this last celebration was not a joy-filled celebration, but it was one that reminded me of God’s perfect timing none-the-less. Which, I know, sounds weird… when is it ever perfect timing for someone to … Continue reading Celebrating Brokenness

Pride and Petulance (Part 1)

(Photo credits: Kayla Noakes) Pride and petulance. Arguably the two most prominent downfalls of humankind. Pride is what has stopped me from having joy, kept me from dealing with things I should have dealt with long ago, and it has most certainly hurt other people I care about. Petulance has also stolen my joy, it has kept me in a cycle of disappointment and fear, … Continue reading Pride and Petulance (Part 1)

“Going Cucumber”: Danish Culture and the Need for Jesus

If there’s one thing I could say I didn’t know about Denmark before travelling there (and there were many things I didn’t know), it would be their comical expressions! Although I definitely can’t say that saying “Holy cow!” really makes sense, I’m sure anyone else would find these expressions entertaining if not hilarious! One of my favourite expressions was “the cow is on the ice”. … Continue reading “Going Cucumber”: Danish Culture and the Need for Jesus