What's your job?
I'm a design editor for a Christian media company based in Richmond, VA.
How do you read so much?
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 use oils?
Yes! I absolutely love them. You can join the team here!
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 love it. Read more 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 Conference, Everyday 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 since 2010. In 2012, I found out I was allergic to wheat and dairy, prompting the full on vegan + gluten-free lifestyle for me.