Well, hello there! In my last blog post (check it out here if you haven’t already!) I mentioned that one of the reasons that I wanted to write a blog post was to show that I was only alive and breathing because of Jesus’ love and grace. I feel like mental illness is poorly represented […]Read more "Mental Health and 2 Corinthians"
These past couple of weeks I’ve wanted to write a blog post so badly, I just had so many thoughts and feelings that I wanted to share. The problem was the fluctuation over the days and even just hours at some points. I’ve struggled worse with my depression and anxiety in the past month and […]Read more "The Best I Could Do"
Dear Future Husband, Hi, it’s me. I’m Carrie and apparently you decided it was a good idea to put a ring on it. I will probably never understand why you thought it was a good idea, but I’m sure that I’m thankful for it daily. I’m currently 21 and sitting in a coffee shop thinking […]Read more "Dear Future Husband,"
About a week ago, I started my new job as a CNA at an assisted living community for the elderly. It’s been a wild six days, learning how to bathe them, feed them, speak to them, move them, and many other things that I will spare you the details of. I have so many stories […]Read more "Tell them you love them"
It seems like everywhere on social media and off, there are these motivational posters and signs saying “You are enough”. I understand that they are trying to help those with low self-esteem and the like to know that they are worth it and that no matter what anyone else says, they are worthy of love […]Read more "I am not enough"
One of the things I love about living in the midwest are the huge storms. The lightning, hail, torrential downpour, and deafening thunder are my favourite things. We had one of our first big storms of the year tonight and I left Bible study to go out in it. I danced in the rain while […]Read more "Storms"
I love testimonies. I’ve always loved testimonies, but my love for them was renewed on my mission trip to Los Angeles this past spring break. Just hearing how God works in different people’s lives is amazing. I think it’s also important to talk about how God brought you out of sin and darkness makes it […]Read more "Shame"