Category: faith + life

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married to “the missions guy”

Today Clay returns home after twelve days in India and Uganda. And I couldn’t be more excited. Let’s just say last night felt like Christmas Eve. This was his first trip as Director of...

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a hope for today

I’ve never been one to speak out about politics. But something about today has gotten me inspired. You’d have to live under a rock to not know that Donald Trump was elected as our...

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send me

{Will Reagan: Nothing I Hold On To} I recently made a difficult decision. I decided to postpone pursuing acting. This is something I have poured myself into for eight and a half years. For nearly...

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carry you

“…He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart…” – Isaiah 40:11 This snapshot. An image from our first full day in Embo. I can’t begin to describe the...

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this is Embo.

Post #1. South Africa adventures. A recounting of my first mission trip: I hear a rustling. The lights flick on. “Good morning, girls.” I hear sweet Suzy say. I lazily stir and stretch on the...

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pick a number.

As I wrote in my previous post, I will go on my very first mission trip exactly three weeks from tomorrow – to “the ends of the earth”… to South Africa! In Acts 1:8...

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pine cones and promises

I found this pine cone on a morning walk down to the beach. At first glance it looked perfect. It seemed to have fallen from the tree above, unaffected, undamaged. But when I walked...

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I will go.

Last summer I created a film called Riva. In the film my character, Riva, is homeless. She is wandering, lost, and in great pain. Her hands won’t stop bleeding. She wears gloves to cover them....

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heart abandoned

Yesterday was Easter Sunday. And as I reflected on all that meant throughout the days leading up to it, I realized how guilty I felt. I have become so consumed with busyness, with wedding...