https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuYOnYL6G0Y Some bloggers choose a word for the year. A word to focus and inspire them. I have done this in the past and while I didn't intentionally choose a word for 2018, a word that continues to come to mind is intention. I have always valued intentionality and try to be intentional in my speech … Continue reading Intention // So Will I
One of my favorite things I got to do this summer was worshiping in English. I love worshiping in Spanish, as well, but there is just something beautiful and powerful about worshiping in your heart language. My favorite song to sing with a bunch of teenagers and my staff was "King of My Heart" (above). … Continue reading Promises made and kept
Sometimes I get a little weepy in church. Not the kind of weepy everyone can see - I'm pretty good at keeping it together - but the kind of emotional weepy that has me covertly wiping my eyes during worship and quietly sniffling during prayer. I mean, I can't just sing about how powerful the … Continue reading Weepy Sunday // Domingo llorón
This past week (Friday, June 19 - Friday, June 26) I was in Brooklyn serving with an organization called YouthWorks. YouthWorks is a short terms mission organization that partners with long termers serving in cities all over the United States and Canada (and in one city in Puerto Rico). Every summer hundreds of college-aged Jesus … Continue reading Here’s the thing about my life lately
This week was a perfectly ordinary one spent at home with my cat. Each day I went to school, came home for lunch, reading, and a nap, tutored, wrote a chapter of Grayson (second draft, let's do this), read some more, and watched TV. It was great. Four weeks from today I'll be in Brooklyn. Articles … Continue reading Check this out!
We started this week off with a Missions Conference led by an amazing speaker/missionary from Spain/Mexico. (He's a Mexican missionary to Spain.) This week my tutoring finally started back up and I've been loving the cooler weather. It's no eight below (I see you, Michigan) but I actually wore pants and long sleeves at the … Continue reading Check this out!