I'm not going to bother much with a recap of the year. You know most of it by now anyway. I made new friends. I lost old friends. I made even more new friends. I cried. I laughed. I learned a lot from God and my school. In the end, here I am still alive,… Continue reading Welcome to 2018
One of the things I enjoy doing is reading back through old journals of mine. Sometimes I laugh at them just because I can be an idiot sometimes, and sometimes I cry at them because God uses previous things He has said to me or I have said to me to speak to me. I… Continue reading Wisdom from Freshman me.
This is a poem I wrote on Christmas Eve. I originally wrote it with one person in mind, but as I prayed over it, God had someone else in mind. I was just sitting in the living room with my mom and a friend, and in the middle of the conversation, God said, "Her. Quick.… Continue reading That Twinkle in Your Eye
"So, Elizabeth, now that you're back. How was your semester? We're all curious since you quit communicating with us." Yeah, I am so sorry about that. I'm back now. I'll be keeping in touch with everyone pretty regularly since I'm on break. I can't guarantee that'll carry on into next semester, but I'll try. Now,… Continue reading Semester Recap
Before I type anything to make a new blog post, WordPress tells me, "Share your story here...." My story about the last two weeks is long and really isn't worth sharing. There is probably a lot I could tell you, but rather I am going to leave you with a short encouraging note. Do you… Continue reading Trust is an ongoeing decision.
Despite the things I've been through and the things I've put myself through, the Grace of God has been on my life, and I cannot help but love Him. There are times where God should have turned His back on me and walked away, but He didn't. He promised to never leave us, and unlike… Continue reading Look, God is good. See it. Taste it. Know it. Even if you have to look for it, God is good.
Penuel is the name of the floor I live on in my dorm. It is also the name of the mountain where Jacob wrestled with God. The name Penuel means "Face of God." Jacob named the mountain that because it is where he saw the face of God and was spared. Why do I mention… Continue reading Penuel
I came to college expecting so much, and I am still expecting so much. I am expecting God to move powerfully. This first week, however, was like fighting Goliath. On Thursday, last week, classes began, and my thought was, "What could possibly happen in the first week?" Let me tell you, apparently everything can happen… Continue reading My Life ft. My Stupidity
Today classes start. I'm moved in, unpacked, definitely not organized, and incredibly sore. My prayer for this semester: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed by thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as… Continue reading The Beginning of Something Wonderful