12 Meaningful Ways to Spend Time with Friends

“Connection is the energy that is created between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued–when they can give and receive without judgment.” –Brené Brown Hello friends! It has been a hot minute since I’ve posted on the blog. A few announcements: starting this month, I will be posting on Tuesday evenings. Also go ahead…

What if I want Jesus and nothing else?

"I need you More than the air that I breatheYou've captured my heart every beatYou're pulling me closer.""I Need You" by Matthew Harris and Kyle Lee Gateway Worship What does it mean to want Jesus and nothing else? This question has been on my heart after a worship service this past Sunday morning. It was…

The Top 8 Articles from The Honest Pursuit Archives–dating, self-care, and life lessons in faith and confidence

Written by: Lauren Michelle Smith Edited by: Rachele Blick  “Strive not to be a success, but to be of value.”  -Albert Einstein To celebrate the 4th year of writing for The Honest Pursuit, I want to share some of the most read articles on my blog. I have learned so much about God, myself, and how…