Hi, I'm April.
I'm probably in my kitchen brewing coffee at the moment. Come on in, settle in with your mug, and lets share stories.
I spent five-ish years traveling around the world in full time ministry, and then moved back to my small home town in Ohio. I thought I knew who God was, telling others about him, then life happened and I realized there was so much more to the story. Journeying through broken dreams and shattered faith, I've found a love beyond all other loves. Healing is hard, but good and the thing no one tells you is that spiritual awakening will change your whole world. I found grace and it changed me.
I’m learning to slow down, let go of striving, and live in the love and grace that found me. It looks a lot like feeling things I never thought I’d feel, being brave, asking questions, listening, choosing kindness, and taking things one day at a time. I'm learning to be honest and truthful with God, to show up as me and not the person I want to be, and to know that it's not scaring him away.
In my home you'll usually find a messy kitchen, late night laughter and tears, lots of hugs, blankets, books, plants, coffee and wine. If I’m not writing or reading I’ll be practicing yoga, watching my latest TV favorite, baking or attempting to keep my plants alive. My happiest moments involve adventuring with friends or curled up with a book and mug-full of artisan coffee.
This is a place of encouragement to live wholeheartedly, to nourish yourself, be invited into God's love, and discover what it means to enjoy life and slow down along this journey of surrender to becoming our fullest selves.
This space is for you if you've ever felt unloved, unwanted, or not enough.