#MeToo

If you’ve been on social media in the last week or so, you could not avoid seeing post after post of “#MeToo.” Actress Alyssa Milano brought attention to the hashtag, encouraging women to come forward with their experiences of sexual abuse and harassment in partial response to the allegations against Hollywood movie executive, Harvey Weinstein. […]

A Blessing From a Pair of Shoes

Back in May, I was the recipient of a pair of shoes- a brand new pair of Reebok Nano 4.0s to be exact. I received them as a gift for working at the CrossFit Games Meridian Regional in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were special to me not only because they commemorated my time in Denmark, but […]

Purpose.

The small group that I lead with my friends, Cope and Lauryn, met for the first time this weekend. I gave the lesson this week about finding my purpose in life. I have included the discussion questions used in the group and would love to hear from you if you have something to share. I have […]

HOPE.

“Something is up here. Everyone is retreating,” read my Twitter feed. We had just left the biggest night of high school football in our area- Auburn High vs. Opelika High. This rivalry runs so deep that you will be denied entry to the home or visitor side if you are wearing the opposing team’s colors. […]

Together We Can Make a Difference

I am so excited to have a “guest-blogger” for this GODwod post. My dear friend, Lauryn is celebrating a birthday this week and is asking for donations to a wonderful organization, Charity: Water, in lieu of gifts. She has challenged herself this year by going through a clothing fast, foregoing any new clothes and using […]

OFF THE WAGON

It’s been a while since I posted on GODwod, and a lot has happened since my last post. I was baptized. I attended a LIFE retreat. And I fell off the wagon! I spent most of my late Spring and Summer traveling, which severely disrupted my normal routine. Instead of my daily morning prayers, I decided […]

My Jesus Problem

It is the holiest of weeks for the Christian faith, and I have another confession to make. Though I have always kind of sort of believed in a supreme deity or a higher power of some sort, my hesitancy towards Christianity always rested on Jesus. Do you really expect me to believe that God sent […]