Choosing Joy

(Post for Delight Ministries from Summer 2017) You hear the phrase “choose joy” thrown around a lot, especially in Christian circles. I’m guilty of using it too…. but what I realized is that no one ever really tells you what that looks like, or how to actually choose joy, because it's a lot easier said than done. I’m... Continue Reading →

Happy for Her (Actually)

Last year I wrote a post called when it’s hard to be happy for her, that was a genuine reflection of how I was feeling at the time. However, I had this aha moment of realization this past summer when a friend got engaged of “wait… I AM so happy for her!” It was happy... Continue Reading →

Dear High School Seniors

Dear High School Seniors, You've been on my heart. I was in a similar situation during my senior year of high school and find myself in somewhat of a similar situation now as my final semester of law school has moved online and graduation postponed. I just want to offer a word of hope and... Continue Reading →

Choosing & Losing

I really struggle with making choices- both large and small, but it's the big decisions, like what city I want to live in, what career I want to end up in, whether to leave or stay where I am, what job to take…etc. those are ones that truly terrify me and just listing them out,... Continue Reading →

No season of your life is wasted.

Law school has been tough- academically sure, but I was expecting that. What was more unexpected was the resentment and frustration I would start to feel from the place I'm in life- this feeling of being stuck while the rest of the world rushes ahead. I am so blessed to be in law school and... Continue Reading →

Posts for Delight Ministries

LLast year I had the privilege of being a guest blog contributor for Delight, a college women's ministry near and dear to my heart, & I've included links to all of those posts below. The Comparison Trap             https://www.delightministries.com/blog-archive/2017/9/6/escaping-the-trap-of-comparison?rq=Ashley%20hawkins Choosing Joy https://www.delightministries.com/blog-archive/2017/7/9/how-to-choose-joy?rq=Ashley%20hawkins To the Girl Who's Doing Everything Right and... Continue Reading →

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