last day of grad school!

Today was the last day of two years of social work grad school classes. The last hour of my last class was spent talking about international adoption. Pretty fitting, considering international adoption is the interest that originally brought me to pursue a Master’s of social work. And when I reflect on all that has transpired… Continue reading last day of grad school!

I got a job!

Last might, my husband and I went out for pizza and a celebratory s’mores milkshake at one of our favorite places because we had reason for joy and celebration… I have a job! In about two weeks, I’ll begin training for a position that allows me to recruit, train, and license foster parents! I was… Continue reading I got a job!

24 in my 24th year

My birthday was on Tuesday. I’m not much for setting goals, but I am for being purposeful with my days. Here are 24 things I hope to accomplish in my 24th year of life… 1.¬†Graduate + find a social work job¬†I enjoy. I’m graduating in May with my Master’s in Social Work. I’ve heard the… Continue reading 24 in my 24th year

Washington University

Here it is: I’m officially going to Washington University in St. Louis* this fall! Yes, the time at Boston College was pretty good. Yes, I like Boston*. But it comes down to this… Washington University will offer me more experience, opportunities, and options. And I can see myself there. I can feel myself falling in… Continue reading Washington University

Grad School?

1. Be listening for His “still small voice” 2. Pray fervently 3. Meditate on such verses as Prov. 3:5-6 and Phil. 1:6 4. Think about quotes such as Frederick’s and these ones: “Nothing great has been and nothing great will be done without passion.” “My life is not my own.” 5. Become more confident 6.… Continue reading Grad School?