Hello Blog Family! This will probably be my last blog on this domain, but the Spirit moves in strange ways sometimes, so I won't say never. It has taken me a long time to process what has been going on in my life, and honestly, I still haven't really processed, but I'm here to share… Continue reading Joy Has Happened Too
Hi blog family! I know it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post, but I’m here to catch you guys up on some of the thoughts that have been going through my head over the past few weeks! Last week, I went with my language swap group to an art exhibit for a… Continue reading Everything Whole is Now Broken
Hi blog family! I'm about half way through my year here in Hungary, and I have been doing a lot of reflection on my time here so far. I hope the cover picture of this post makes you sing "Livin' on a Prayer" for the rest of the day, because it definitely got it stuck… Continue reading Hungarian Halfway Harmonies
Hi blog family! It's time for a little update since the Holiday season has passed! I've been thinking for a while about what I wanted to write about and I have finally decided to share some internal thoughts with you all. Over the last few months, God has been putting the idea of silence and… Continue reading Peace in Silence
Boldog Karácsonyt! (Pronounced bohl-dohg kah-raa-choh-neet) (Merry Christmas!) Christmas Eve is fast approaching us (tomorrow!!) and I’ve gotten a lot of questions about how Hungarians celebrate Christmas differently than we do in America. There are definitely some interesting traditions that quite honestly made my jaw drop! The things that I am going to write about in… Continue reading Happy Hungarian Christmas!
Hi blog family! It’s been a while since I’ve written, so I would like to catch everyone up on what’s been going on! I spent the last week in Szekszard, Hungary with my cohort in a time of preparation for Advent and Christmas. We stayed on a winery, and the views were truly unbelievable. Check… Continue reading The Presence of Water
Hi friends! It's been a while since I wrote an update on this blog, and I thought today would be the perfect excuse to sit down and catch everyone up on what has been going through my mind lately! Today marks 100 days (!!!) since I left for this crazy experience called YAGM. Below I… Continue reading 10 Reflections for 100 Days of YAGM
*unless they've been sick for 5 days with no signs of improvement! Hi blog family! Yes, unfortunately, as stated above, yours truly is sick. Those of you that know me well know that it was only a matter of time before I got sick. I made it 80 days, and I'd venture to say that… Continue reading Man Shall Not* Live By Bread Alone
Hi blog family! It has been a little while since I last wrote a blog post. This week I have been thinking about this passage from Matthew: "For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” (Matthew 18:20) Some of you may have seen on my Facebook that I just… Continue reading Two Or More
Hello blog family! It's been just under a month since I arrived in Szeged and I am still so in love with this city. I have finally started to fall in to a rhythm and get my schedule figured out (those that know me know that this is a big deal! Stay tuned for a… Continue reading What Am I Doing?