This past Monday our last New Testament Survey Paper was due. Those of us that came in as freshmen in the fall, are now done with the long and painful papers that the wonderful Dr. Marty assigns. For those of you that do not know, in Old and New Testament survey we are required to … Continue reading It’s funny…
It all started when I was 14 years old when I took my first trip to Haiti, in June 2011. I took my first adventure outside of the country, into the realm of what we in the States label “third world” countries. I was a Freshman in high school, was very shy, did not speak … Continue reading Beginnings
Dear Alyssa, We are delighted to inform you that your application for enrollment at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago for the fall semester of 2014... 1 Year. 1 single year ago today, I got the letter that changed my life forever. I can tell you exactly what went on that day. It was a Saturday … Continue reading The Letter
My God created this. This thought was at the surface of my mind all throughout last weekend. As it was Easter weekend, we had no classes on Friday, so it was a much needed long weekend. Most students went home to be with their families over the holiday, however, I was left at Moody. A … Continue reading Awe and Wonder
I’m not going to lie, this semester has been a huge struggle. All of the issues from my past that I have not been dealing with or ignoring all together have come up to the surface. God has been convicting me and in a way has forced me to process the past. This all has … Continue reading Trials and Temptations
Spring is finally upon us in the Windy city. It was 60 gorgeous degrees today with nothing but sun. It was absolute bliss!! For me the new year does not really start until the snow disappears and spring begins. Spring means new growth, the old melting away, and a fresh start for new adventures. On … Continue reading Sunshine. Cupcakes. Adventure.