Slowing Down: A Conversation on Fast Fashion

I recently watched a powerful documentary called The True Cost*, cataloging the devastating truth behind the fast fashion industry. Many companies refuse to hold responsibility for the outsourcing of their production in countries such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, and India (among countless impoverished others), where labor is incredibly cheap, living wages are nearly never met, working… Continue reading Slowing Down: A Conversation on Fast Fashion

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Rhythms of Grace

I found it fitting, in this moment of solitude, to write again. If you're wondering where I've been, I've been in busy-ville. If you're wondering why I haven't shared, it's because I'm in overwhelming-ton. If you're simply wondering how life in Portland is, it's hard. Despite the weight I've felt on my shoulders this week,… Continue reading Rhythms of Grace

No One Left Behind

This week I've been pondering the subject of division and the enemy's attempt to bring strife. While at the same time, still thinking more of God's heavenly unity. There's a wonderful passage in Ezekiel 33 where God says: “You, son of man, are the watchmen. I've made you a watchmen for Israel. The minute you hear… Continue reading No One Left Behind

A Guide to Self Care and Awareness: the Do’s, Not the Don’ts

Be passionate about your work. Focus and give your all. Take joy in the little things: a Sunday afternoon off, a breeze in the air, a mellow lo-fi playlist, a new skincare product, greeting people on the street, sharing dinner with a friend, turning in an assignment, drinking coffee while it rains. Praise yourself for… Continue reading A Guide to Self Care and Awareness: the Do’s, Not the Don’ts

Heaven Beckons Me

Today I can't stop thinking about the things God has already done through his people that are available for us to use against the principalities that come against us. I can be frequently found asking God for tools to strengthen me, to give me the advantage I need, and the courage to stand up boldly… Continue reading Heaven Beckons Me

Living With Less

Last Friday I said goodbye to the beloved bedroom I had called mine for two years. A space I strived to make my own and an extended part of the person I am. Thoughtfully curating my space all started after viewing the documentary "Minimalism" back in February. I was convinced I had a problem spending money,… Continue reading Living With Less