To the girl who headed off to college: Breathe deep Relax Take everything in Time flies in college, freshmen year goes by in a flash and it only gets faster. Whenever you meet someone new, the first two questions out of your mouth will be: 1) “What’s your major?” and 2) “Where are you from?” … Continue reading To the Girl headed off to College
In a few hours, members of the Samford community will gather in Reid Chapel for the last Shiloh ever. It makes me sad in way but so excited in others to see what God is going to do. I wish with my whole heart that I could be there, but seeing as I am nine … Continue reading The Last Shiloh
Well, Graduation has come and gone, I got my grades and my diploma should be here soon. I moved out of my apartment and unpacked what I needed for the short time I will be home. I'm still in shock that my time at Samford has come to an end and I look forward to … Continue reading The End of a Season.
I'm late. I know but it's been crazy and in my defense, it was written! Expect a 2013 and Passion post in the next couple weeks but for now, enjoy my "year in review post" It seems appropriate on this day to reflect on the past year. It's been a great one but hard one in many … Continue reading 2012
I know I'm early but I decided to four today since I did four last time. 5. My wonderful friend, Hannah. I'm so thankful for this girl. She was there for me when I need her this week and I don't know what I'd do without her in my life. Thanks for everything, Hannah. I … Continue reading November. Thankfulness.
This was read to start Shiloh last night. INCREDIBLE. Just wanted to share
I just wanted one little taste
Maybe it was the logic of the beast that led to my haste
As I stared at the fruit it just looked so good
Like wanting it so badly was something I should
In the few small moments where I made that choice
I could here faintly behind me my creator’s voice
You are not to eat of this one single tree
Why I thought, what is he keeping from me?
My decision was driven by simple curiosity
But the fruit left my lips, my eyes opened and I could see
Immediately I felt guilty, naked, dirty.
I had been deceived
I just wanted to see her happy
When she came to me asking
Will you eat this too
I knew exactly what I was told to do
But the guilt in her eyes I could hardly bear
Pain, self loathing, a hint of…
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Since coming to Samford I have added a few words to my vocabulary, and I'm not talking about the words that are typical of college students. Words that have a spiritual meaning to them as well and have impacted my walk with the Lord, like sabbath and community. I'll get to sabbath later but this … Continue reading Community.