The confessions of a recovering Little Miss (Un)helpful.

When we were very young, my parents bought me and my sisters each a storybook in the Little Miss series by Roger Hargreaves. The books are small, slim paperbacks that follow the lives of their titular cartoon characters: Emily got Little Miss Sunshine and Sarah got Little Miss Bossy. Mine was called Little Miss Helpful. It was one of my favorite stories. As you might guess, Little… Continue reading The confessions of a recovering Little Miss (Un)helpful.

In process.

Hey, Wanderers. Sorry for the radio silence. I've started about five different blog posts over the past two months and finished exactly zero of them. Life has been busy. But it's not just that--honestly, I haven't really wanted to write lately. Because even though hitting "Publish" and hearing from people about my blog gives me… Continue reading In process.

OCSP Update 4: Firsts.

Greetings, folks! Sorry it's taken so long to update you again. So many things have happened--these last few weeks are completely packed full of activities. I'm currently two days away from finishing project, and so the updates you receive after this one will be reflections on my last few weeks on project, written from my… Continue reading OCSP Update 4: Firsts.

OCSP Update 3.5: DTR.

DTR: Noun: an acronym, common in Christian circles, standing for "define the relationship." A talk in which two people attempt to gain clarity in order to move forward--or not. (ex. Girl Y and Boy X went to go have a DTR on the swing because Boy X wanted to make his romantic intentions toward Girl… Continue reading OCSP Update 3.5: DTR.

OCSP Update 2: Community.

Hello, all!! Hope you’re all doing really well. In my last update, I asked you to pray for our community to grow closer as we entered “All For One” Week here in Ocean City—well, I can definitely say that God has answered that prayer. The week’s activities focused on us growing in community with one… Continue reading OCSP Update 2: Community.

OCSP Update 1: Overwhelming.

Hey guys--just realized I forgot to post my first update on my blog. It's from a while ago, but here you are :) 23 June 2013 Greetings from Ocean City, everyone!! These past twelve days have gone by at a frenetic pace, and I really wanted to be focused on getting settled, building relationships, and doing outreach… Continue reading OCSP Update 1: Overwhelming.

Spring cleaning. (Part 1.)

I was seriously on the struggle bus trying to come up with a title for this piece. There's just a lot that's happened to me in the past two months, and I really like it when I can find continuous threads or themes to connect everything together and figure out how it all fits so… Continue reading Spring cleaning. (Part 1.)