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 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 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 since 2010. In 2012, I found out I was allergic to wheat and dairy, prompting the full on vegan + gluten-free lifestyle for me.