Family, Culture, & Kingdom Building

Family, Culture, & Kingdom Building

I've never really known much about my ancestry other than I'm German, Irish, Bohemian, and Norwegian. Honestly, it's never been something I've thought to investigate more. Lately however, my interest in culture and in family history has really been growing, leading me to ask questions like "Where did my family come from?" "What defines my [...]

Winter Day Trip to Leavenworth, WA

Winter Day Trip to Leavenworth, WA

Leavenworth is such a beautiful place. A small Bavarian village surrounded by mountains, it becomes a hub for winter activities during the season. The buildings, homes, and trees all become fully-adorned in twinkling lights. It's honestly a little taste of Europe within the middle of Washington State. I visited Leavenworth briefly while I was in [...]

Me Too

Me Too

It was late at night. I was in Lyon, France, waiting for my 2am bus to come. I chose to wait inside a nearby station because I felt it would be safer than waiting in the dark, cold lot outside for those hours. However, I quickly learned that I wouldn't find much safety there either. [...]

Love and Only Love

Love and Only Love

"For Him to relentlessly pursue the mess of a person that I am, for Him to deeply desire to be my friend, for Him to love me through everything? That is huge. That is the Gospel, and that is what I want to spend every day of my life proclaiming to the world. Love and only love."