The Honest Pursuit is 1 year old! Happy Tuesday sweet friends! I’m so excited to announce that The Honest Pursuit blog is turning 1 year old this Saturday, May 26th! It has been such a fun first year writing and discovering more about myself through this blog. I am so thankful for the comments … More 1st Birthday of THP & GIVEAWAY news!
“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are.” –Brené Brown (Cover image by Michelle Wingard) Identity (noun): a) sameness of essential or generic character in different instances (Merriam-Webster) b) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is (Oxford) c) … More Let’s Talk About It: Identity
Disclaimer: This post is a part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed off with her green signature. To the Christian Finding Jesus, You got some change coming your way. The environment around you won’t be the same. Maybe … More An Open Letter to The Christian Finding Jesus
“To be a Christian without praying is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” –Martin Luther Today (May 3rd) is National Day of Prayer here in the United States. I’ve been a Christian since I was a little girl, yet I still find myself learning how to pray. To me, prayer is just … More National Day of Prayer & Prayer by John Baillie
Cover Image by Christian Ladinos “What, like it’s hard?” -Elle Woods, Legally Blonde The day is almost here! We are in the final countdown until you walk across that glorious stage. YOU did it! Every late night, study session, coffee break, Blackboard quiz, final exam, hours of class, and group projects have led you to … More An Open Letter to The Soon-to-Be Graduate
Hi friends! I have some exciting news for you! Over the past few months I have been praying and brainstorming about what I’d like to see on the blog this summer. The Honest Pursuit is meant to be a place for honesty and vulnerability to take root and encourage anyone who reads these words. A … More The Open Letter Collective
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson spring break goodness I had the week off from work for spring break (bless). I didn’t … More Spring at The Silos // My First Trip to Waco, Texas