What's your job?

I'm a design editor for a Christian media company based in Richmond, VA.


How do you read so much?

I've written my best tips here and here!


What books do you recommend?

The best books I read (and recommend) in 2017 can be found here.

Also, a list of my all-time favorite books is here.


Do you podcast?

Yes! I was on Chasing Creative podcast (listen here!). I also am on the team for the Your Daily Prayer podcast. We had one season of Inside the Editors' Room podcast as well.


What happened to the rising?

After much deliberation and a lot of heartache, we decided to shut down The Rising in the beginning of 2018. You can find my archived posts here.


you do hot yoga?!

Yep, I'm obsessed. Read about why I love it here.


What do your tattoos mean?

Read about them here: here's my olive branch, my Greek beloved, and my Frank Lloyd Wright inspired design, my shark, plus sign, and selah. There's also an arrow on the side of my foot that I didn't write a post about!


where do you write?

I have written for Yellow ConferenceEveryday Exiles, Founded Magazine (here and here), BibleStudyTools, Crosswalk, iBelieve, Delight Ministries, Holl and Lane Magazine, Kingdom Spark, Thryve Magazine (Issue 6: Mended), Create Lounge (here and here),  Jobipedia, and more.


how did you find your counselor, and what made you start going?

I cannot talk about counseling enough -- I firmly believe every single person should see a counselor! Here's where I wrote about one year of counseling and what I learned. I mostly share about my counseling journey on my Instagram-- you can find my stories saved in the highlights under "counseling."


How long have you been vegan?

I've been vegetarian for 8 years. 6 years ago, I found out I was allergic to wheat and dairy, prompting the full on vegan + gluten-free lifestyle for me.