Why I’m a Believer: Nikki’s Story

Nikkis story of faith

After posting my “Why I’m a Believer” story, I invited others to share their stories and have enjoyed the opportunity to learn about how God has worked in the lives of people around me. Over the last month or so, I’ve shared Carrie’s Story as well as David’s Story. Today we’ll hear the story of David’s wife, Nikki. Nikki’s story: When I was a little girl, my grandmother took care of me while my parents worked. She has the purest, {Read More}

9 Pieces of Advice I’d Give My Younger Self

9 Pieces of Advice I'd Give My Younger Self

Recently my aunt asked me to write some words of advice for her daughter who was turning 13. I loved the idea. But where do I start? The first thing that came to mind (after simmering on it for a couple of weeks, that is) was to wear sunscreen, like the old song suggests. The video below is a song by Baz Luhrmann and was popular the year I graduated high school. I enjoyed it for its poignancy as well {Read More}

Why I’m a Believer: Carrie’s Story

Carrie

When posting my “Why I’m a Believer” story, I invited others to share their stories and have enjoyed the opportunity to learn about how God has worked in the lives of people around me. Last week, I shared David’s story and today it is Carrie’s. Carrie’s story: The version of perfection I interpreted from my home and spiritual community growing up was one that had me whiplashed between believing I was either the best or worst person ever. By high {Read More}