22 Lessons From My Twenty-Second Year

"To become a joyful adult, one must grow in experience and wisdom while not losing one's childlike wonder." --Allison Trowbridge, Author of Twenty-Two Cover photo by Michelle Wingard  Today is my last day as a 22-year-old! That's so crazy! I've learned a LOT this year. My word for this year is "courage," and I feel…

An Open Letter to A Child of Divorce

Disclaimer: This post is part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed with her green signature.    Dear child of divorce, You grew up in a different kind of normal. Your normal is waking up, and trying to remember whose…

What does it Mean When God says, “I AM?”

"God said to Moses, 'I AM WHO I AM.' And he said, 'Say this to the people of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.'" - Exodus 3:14 Hello Everyone!  I'm grateful to Lauren for giving me this opportunity to include a piece in her identity series! I want to take us back to the…