Dear Future Husband,

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 […]

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Tell them you love them

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 […]

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I am not enough

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 […]

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Storms

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 […]

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Shame

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 […]

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A Journal Entry

Hello! Below I have included a journal entry I wrote May 30th, 2017 at 9:35 PM. I feel like I should because it displays how anxiety makes you doubt, but how it can also bring you to God’s glory. Anxiety and depression affects every area of your life. So, here it goes! DISCLAIMER: please know […]

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Getting Better

If you’ve ever dealt with mental illness, you might be able to relate to this. Getting better is great. That’s the hope, right? To not have the horrible thoughts that keep you up at night, to lose bad habits, to be able to connect with people the way you should. These are all great things […]

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