the pursuit of passion

the pursuit of passion

Passions inspire our day to day. They designate how we allocate time and make decisions. They can inform our worldview and introduce us to new people. Sometimes, they'll lead to a new business venture or career track, but other times they're a creative outlet and safe place. We may not all have the same passions, but the important thing is that we're allowing ourselves to share God-given talents with the world in some capacity or another. 

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first thoughts, second glances

first thoughts, second glances

Blogging is a process that's ever evolving. With the recent site makeover, I'm refreshed and ready to showcase wonderful stories and city explorations. I find inspiration from many places and look forward to sharing with you a few things that are on my mind for this month. This new piece is my riffing off a few favorite follows from friends and other life seasons, but I've tailored it to highlight happenings in and around the city life—and you don't have to live here to engage, I promise. 

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#liveauthentic: is it real?

#liveauthentic: is it real?

At the end of the day, post with intent, understanding the reason for doing it in the first place (similar to writing a thesis for a paper). Seek ways to capture scenes how it should be portrayed and don't stress about the rest. If things don't perform well, don't let that be a paralyzing factor. Learn from the post by seeing it as more than a post—it's a portion of the overall story. And stories ebb and flow.  

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12 lessons at 24

12 lessons at 24

On Sunday, I'll turn 24. While I really do enjoy my birthday (Valentine's Day), I have a lot on my mind this year. It's not all heavy stuff, just stuff that I'm praying through and wanting to share with you. Birthdays are definitely times to celebrate with loved ones, but they also bring opportunities to reflect on memories gone by and dreams still to pursue. 

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