Comparison is the Thief of Joy.

Comparison is the Thief of Joy.

I'm journaling my way through Sophie Hudson's "All in All Journaling Devotional" and you guys, day three just hit me like a train. It discusses comparison, calling it a "never-ending, pointless competition that no one ever wins." I spend a lot of time criticizing myself. If only I were prettier, smarter, funner, more ambitious, more [...]

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Where You Go, I’ll Go.

Lately, the Lord has been putting a whole lot of stuff on my heart. Funny how when you pray for guidance, He grants it, even when it isn't what you want to hear. I have always been a creature of habit and comfort, never really rocking any boats or doing anything unpredictable. I have been [...]

I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

Anxiety is an ugly monster that shows up to the party uninvited. It lets itself in and grabs a drink and kicks his feet up, knowing it'll hang around past its welcome. His favorite hobby is ruining friendships, relationships, and torturing the host of the party. And for so long, I let him stay and [...]

Genesis

Genesis

Every summer since I was in second grade, our family has packed up and driven down to St. George Island, Florida. While the group that accompanies us has changed, that little island still holds such a huge place in my heart. This year was no different. I see my best friend maybe twice a year, [...]

Drive

Drive

When I was little, maybe 4 or 5, my parents bought me a Barbie Jeep. I drove it until the battery wouldn't charge anymore. When I was 9, daddy would put me in his lap when he picked me up from the bus stop and let me steer his truck while he did the pedals [...]

10 Things About Me & The Meaning Behind Ransomed and Redeemed

10 Things About Me & The Meaning Behind Ransomed and Redeemed

To kickoff my attempt at revamping the blog, I'm going to share a little about me, my life, and the meaning behind Ransomed and Redeemed. Thanks for tuning in 🙂  10 Things You Probs Didn't Know About Me  I'm not named after Bob Marley OR the dog from Marley and Me (yes, people ask, even [...]