Hear Me

Hear Me

I got a nervous text from one of my very best friends, Molly Bear, last night. For a girl with the kind of energy that never fails to keep you on your toes and the kind of wit that leaves your stomach aching and your face burning from laughter, nervous was new. She asked if Read More

Today Was One Of Those Days (WARNING: Graphic Content)


Today was one of those days. Today was one of those head-to-toe, mentally, physically, emotionally exhausting kind of days. Today was one of those back-aching, eye-blurring, tear-soaked kind of days. Today was one of those pound your fists against the sink, demand to know what God is doing kind of days. Today was one of Read More

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself…


Sometimes I make jokes about my father’s suicide. I’ve found that almost every time I try to lighten the mood or laugh around some of my life’s circumstances, I’m inevitably met by stiffening postures and quick sips of water around me. Sometimes people stutter over a few awkward words and then quickly word vomit something Read More

Freedom Redefined [VIDEO]

Freedom Redefined [VIDEO]

Freedom Redefined So picture this scene, you’ve raped and you’ve pillaged. You’ve murdered, you’ve lied, you’ve destroyed a whole village. And when the High Courts catch you, you’re guilty of crime. You’re covered in blood, you’re punished to die. They explain to you you’re death will be gruesome and slow. You’ll be stripped, you’ll be Read More

Kisses from Katie


“…even though I realize I cannot always mend or meet, I can enter in.  I can enter into someone’s pain and sit with them and know. This is Jesus. Not that He apologizes for the hard and the hurt, but that He enters in, He comes with us to the hard places. And so I continue to Read More

God’s Cry…

God’s Cry…

I love when God stirs my heart so violently that it shakes my stubborn hands into action. Sometimes He’s subtle and soft in His encouragements and guidance. Sometimes He is loud and uncomfortable and abrupt in His will. And then there are some times when He so clearly answers the cry of my heart that it Read More

Fearless Failure


“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but a spirit of power, love, and self-discipline.” –2 Timothy 1:7 What is your biggest fear? Think about it…what scares you? Are you scared of snakes? Spiders? Heights? Are you scared you won’t be able to provide for your family? Job instability? Financial Read More

What is Salvation? (part 3–Our Savior)

Here we go! We discussed the original sin. We discussed our condition as humans because of that. We discussed the only way to “fix” that–a human’s sacrifice to repay a human’s sin. A man for a man–to save ALL men! So here comes the most beautiful part of the whole equation–our Savior. Let’s face it, Read More