In September I took a trip to Switzerland. Again. I know right? How does a girl who never even thought about traveling other than wanting to visit her homeland (Italy), end up going to Switzerland twice in two years? Well, the simplest answer is that when I moved to Mammoth, I was immediately surrounded by … Continue reading Surround Yourself With People Who Want to See Your Dreams Come True
Last year at some point, the camps bookkeeper and I decided that we wanted to buy lottery tickets. One day we were just sitting in the office dreaming up all the things the camp could do if it had the money. A new lodge building. State of the art kitchen. Real staff housing (which I … Continue reading Living as though I have a million dollars.
Have you ever gotten so caught up in plans, and ideas for your future that it just completely consumes everything you are? Lately, I've been so focused on what will be that I don't take a second to look at what is. Last night our team got some pretty upsetting news. That we most likely … Continue reading Living for the Future
"What was your favorite thing about school this year?" My teachers, slash, pastors, slash, friends asked me this on Thursday as we completed our last day of second year. For a second I was just lost for words. Normally I can pin point exactly what I want to say, or at least take a minute … Continue reading There’s Something About People Believing in You.
Today was rough. I'm not even gonna say that life is great. Life has been tough. The past couple of days I have had a couple of realizations. And the weight of those realizations was crushing. In school today we had the chance to talk about said realizations. About the things that make us feel … Continue reading Life Is More Than What I Have Accomplished
Recently I've had a couple realizations. 1.) I wasn't necessarily investing my time and money into things that I loved. But rather, I was investing time and money into things that were convenient and weren't really that important in the end. and 2.) I've been letting my lack of experience or knowledge in those things … Continue reading Do What You Love, Even If You Aren’t Great At It
There have been very few times in my life where I have been fully encompassed by sadness to the point where I couldn't breathe. And by very few, I mean that there have been two times that I remember vividly. The first time was December 6th, 2014. I had been leading worship at my church … Continue reading Impacted