Shift Your Mindset

Shift Your Mindset

Our world has changed drastically over the course of the past few weeks. At the beginning of 2020, I remember feeling a newfound sense of hope and excitement for the year ahead. I remember a feeling of expectancy. Then Lent came, and the Lord gave me a word to meditate on: FEARLESSNESS. Little did I [...]

Enneagram

Enneagram

ENN-E-A-GRAM Right now, you are probably thinking one of two things:1. I LOVE THE ENNEAGRAMOR 2. I have no idea what you are talking about! For those of you who responded to the latter, this post is for you. I found out about this personality tool over a year ago through my learned sister. It [...]

2018

2018

Things I learned about myself this year: I'm a Type 1 EnneagramI am capable of more than I ever dreamtVulnerability and patience are my forever strugglesI can do all things through Christ who strengthens me! Looking back on the events of this past year, I am overwhelmed with words and emotions. Recently I've found myself [...]

When the Roles are Reversed

When the Roles are Reversed

For the past several months, I have been learning, studying, and striving for how to be the best, most knowledgeable medical provider I can be. I've taken hundreds of hours of courses, learned important skills, performed hands-on training, jumped through metaphorical hoops, and with one diagnosis everything has changed... Now I'm the patient. Over the [...]

Tackling Vulnerability

Tackling Vulnerability

Sometimes I really hate this word. I don't use the word hate lightly either. In culture today, everyone values people who are their true self, who don't hide behind a mask, and who aren't afraid to be vulnerable. But honestly, no one likes to be vulnerable themselves. Who wants to lay everything on the line? [...]

Satisfaction in Stillness

Satisfaction in Stillness

I like to think I'm okay with peace, a slower pace, and stillness. I like to think I'm okay with quiet. However, sometimes I really struggle with wanting a schedule, order, and to be that terrible b-word: "busy" Busy-ness means productivity in our culture, but does it mean the same thing for our hearts? If [...]

2017

2017

  2017 was quite the year... It definitely had its share of ups and downs. Looking back, I think it was one of my best year's yet. I swear the 20s just get better and better with time. But here is a look back at one of my favorite years of adventures, growth, and God's [...]

Change is Good

Change is Good

  Change is Good.Change IS Good.Change IS GOOD. I've been muttering this phrase under my breath countless times these past couple weeks. It's like a personal mantra that I repeat over and over to try and convince myself that it is truth. I know well and good that change is a product of humanity. We [...]