Like a Child

So I made a big move last week. I went on a date. Considering my last blog post, it was a big deal. But I have to go back. Back to the day before the date. It started with a therapy session, like all good stories start with. I went in the intent to talk … Continue reading Like a Child


My mother’s daughter

I’ll be honest – I haven’t trusted much in God’s sovereignty. I have to explain: this has everything to do with my mother. When my mom was in her twenties, she was a full-time missionary. She spoke in churches all over the South. She wanted to be the next Elizabeth Eliot, sharing the gospel, writing … Continue reading My mother’s daughter

Dear Texas

For those of you unfamiliar with my story, I'll explain: I am a repeat Jonah offender. By that, I mean when God says turn left, I tend to run in the opposite direction until God ultimately brings me back to turning left. Three years ago, I quit my job because I felt like God was … Continue reading Dear Texas

A dream

I knew I was dreaming. I looked out the window of the house I was standing in and calmly told my friends, I know I'm dreaming but God's trying to show me something. I turned my attention back to the scene at hand. A chair sat in the middle of the room. I needed to … Continue reading A dream

Just be.

I sat in my car before my job interview, on the phone with a friend. I think he likes me. I’m not sure. I kind of feel like I should talk to him about it. I could hear her shaking her head. Emily, just be. If he likes you, just let him pursue things. You … Continue reading Just be.