Sustainability 3 Challenge: Month 1

Welcome to the first month of the Sustainability 3 Challenge. You made it! Glad to see you here. What is the Sustainability 3 Challenge? Check this introduction post about the challenge. Living a simpler life isn’t just for the van-life hipsters you see all over Instagram. Buying ethical products isn’t just for the wealthy individuals…

The Sustainability 3 Challenge: Your 2019 New Year’s Resolution

Want to start the journey toward a more sustainable and ethical lifestyle? Looking for accountability? Want a monthly guide to walk you through some simple steps? Welcome to the Sustainability 3 Challenge. This is really more of a helpful guide and needed push rather than a challenge, but we’ll call it that for name’s sake….

My Favorite Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Brands

Finding sustainable and ethical brands that you love can be a challenge. Some companies have very niche styles that may not be up your alley. Others have price tags that aren’t so easy on the wallet. I am always on the lookout for brands that fit my style, as well as those that make the…

5 Encouraging Reasons To Live Ethically and Sustainably

The conversation around living ethically and sustainably can seem extremely daunting, especially when you feel behind on the movement. I remember first learning about ethical and sustainable living and thinking it was just for wealthier people and hippies. I was overwhelmed by the idea of transforming some of my daily habits and underwhelmed by the…

4 Truths That Reclaim And Revitalize Our Identity In Christ

We scattered around the empty room as a song of worship washed over us. Our mission was to pray for the seats and the space of our building so that when people come into church they would feel the power and presence of God. We opened our ears and hearts to discover anything that God…

The Power of Bad Stories: Telling the Hard Parts Even When it Hurts

When we think of inspiration, we often think of blooming flower fields and hot cups of home-brewed coffee and perfectly organized desks. But I want to challenge that vision. I believe true and lasting inspiration, and ultimately impact, is found in the stories behind the dying flower pots that you tried so hard to keep…

Live Like Jesus: Escaping The Christian Comparison Trap

The other day I caught myself in the act of comparing my faith and holiness to another woman’s. Her long, wavy hair, modest yet stylish outfit, and ability to lead a group of others so well made me jealous. It made me want to be like her. In that moment I was already thinking of…