Readers, Can I just gush about God for a bit?? He seriously knew what He was doing when He placed me at this beautiful college, surrounded by stunning Jesus-loving women. He continues to add new members to the Bible study I have the privilege to co-lead, and as we walk through the book of Ephesians… Continue reading One Woman Show
With moving back on campus, this time into my first apartment, I have been thinking a lot about this next year as a junior in college. I firmly believe that each year so far has been so life-changing for me because I went into it intentionally seeking the Lord and what He wanted to teach… Continue reading Breaking the Stress Bubble
When I think back over my childhood, I can think of several prayers that marked different seasons. Some, such as joining the dance company or healing for a friend with the flu, were answered fairly quickly with a yes. Some, such as getting an iPhone in the seventh grade when all my classmates got theirs,… Continue reading Prayer and The College-Age Christian
To kick off our series on living a Spirit-filled life, I wanted to share my personal redemption story. It is the story of why I am who I am today and why Dear Daughter by Design even exists. Anyone who knows me will be able to tell you about my love for dance. I began… Continue reading My Redemption Story
Since before I can remember, I have wanted to be a teacher. Or a ballerina. And when I found out I could be both, well that just settled it. When looking at colleges, I quickly narrowed down my search to schools that had both successful Dance and Education Departments. I had the unique opportunity to… Continue reading I Want to be a Teacher, So Let Me.
It’s day 3 in Destin, FL. The wind is picking up, and the rain is starting to pour. But I don’t mind because my soul needs the rest. It’s been a long few days in Florida as the Lord has completely wrecked me. Wrecked me of my need to please. Wrecked me of my selfishness.… Continue reading It’s Not About You.
Ah, Disney World. Ever since my first trip at age 10, I have loved the atmosphere of Walt Disney World. I don’t know about your families but it seems that whenever we are there, everyone is just a little bit nicer and more understanding of each other. Magical right? So this past week when my… Continue reading The Happiest Place On Earth?