I’m Back!

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Wow, I can’t believe how long it’s been since I last wrote on here! It’s inexcusable, really, but since I last “talked” to you guys, I’ve finished my first semester of grad school with a 4.0 (thank You, Jesus), started my new job (which I love), spent New Year’s Eve in Spain (SUCH a gorgeous country), found out I was accepted to the study abroad program to Ghana this summer (Ahhhhh!!!) was awarded a scholarship that will pay for nearly half of my expenses for studying abroad in Ghana (thank You again, Jesus!!), and spent an amazing, anointed, life-changing week in Jamaica with Beckah Shae, my favorite music artist. Stay tuned for blog posts on that trip; words can’t express how INCREDIBLE it was.)

So, is it any wonder that I haven’t written?! It’s amazing even to me to look at that list of blessings. And I have SO many more to report…coming soon!

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” ~Numbers 6:24-26

xoxo,

Katie

Being a Pioneer

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I graduated Summa Cum Laude with my Bachelor’s degree from Rochester College yesterday, in the top 10% of my class and the first of two students to ever graduate through the Honors College.

As excited as I am to finish this chapter of my life and start new adventures, it’s also a little bit strange. I’ve spent the last four years of my life preparing for this moment, working as hard as I could to be the best that I could be and graduate with a 3.9 GPA (I’ll never forgive that B+ in my math class.) And now, suddenly, it’s all over; honestly, this morning, I automatically sat down at my desk to check and see what was left on my to-do list. It’s a surreal feeling to stare at it and see every item crossed off.

As I prepare for grad school this fall and all of the new, exciting changes that are sure to come along with it, I’ve found my theme song.

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When Beckah Shae announced that she had a new single on iTunes, I immediately went and purchased it. As I listened to it for the first time (and then kept it on repeat for the next five days) I knew that this incredibly encouraging song was going to become my anthem.

I’m holding these words and God’s promises close to my heart as I step out into new adventures. It feels pretty awesome.

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