What’s in my parenthesis?

Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) John 11:1-2 At the beginning of this story, John remembers Mary for…

Lauren’s Prom

Here are some photos from one of my good friend’s prom!

Senior: Grace Drake

This is my BEAUTIFUL best friend, Grace Drake. She came in on a whim a few weeks ago, and we went to Little John’s green house and shot around. Thankful for this sweet, encouraging friend.  

Dehm Wedding

For my first wedding alone, I am so thankful for the friendship I had with this beautiful, carefree bride. My favorite quote from Emily throughout this entire process: “I don’t care; I just get to marry my best friend!” And this couldn’t be truer, y’all.  

The neighbor’s film camera

I never used to go to garage sales. I didn’t see the point in them. Until that hot summer day when I decided to check out what my neighbor was selling on those plastic, rickety tables in their garage. I found a $20 film camera and now I am a crazy garage sale lady. Unfortunately,…

Scantron Mercies

Today, I forgot a grading sheet, also known as a scantron, where I bubble my answers for exams. My sociology teacher, Dr. K, could have, should have, not let me go get a scantron during the test, but she did. I should’ve gotten a 0 on the test, but I didn’t. She had mercy on…

The Root of All Pride

“I’m just really struggling with pride right now.” What the does that even mean? Every believer has most likely said that first statement, in some form or fashion, at either a Sunday school class, discipleship meeting, or ‘Life Group.’ Pride is easy to talk about in general terms, but we must get to the root…

Munich Update 2

Here’s a final update before I will hopefully get to see each of you face to face and catch up. I know a lot has happened in your lives since I’ve been gone, and there’s many things I’d like to tell you in person about my time here.  First, thank you so much for the…

Munich Update 1

Hi friends and family! Wow! I’ve now been in Germany about 2 1/2 weeks. It has flown by. I have learned so much about Father, myself, and the people around me. Many of you read my Amsterdam Updates. There are a few differences between what I did in Amsterdam and what I’m doing here. First of…

Final Amsterdam Update

I am currently sitting in Schiphol, the airport in Amsterdam. One of the girls on my team and I are about to fly to Munich, Germany to do what we’ve been doing here in ‘Dam: pr*yer walking through specific communities with our people group, sharing the G*spel, and leading short term teams of students from the…

Amsterdam Update 2

Hi friends and family!! Thank you for all of the love and encouragement after the last blog post. I am so comforted by the fact that there are so many of you who care and are praying for me and my team. The past week and a half have FLOWN by! We have been going…