Week In My Life: Houston, Texas (downtown, performances, service days, and more!)

Last week was quite possible one of the best weeks of my life so far.   I was in Houston, Texas with my youth group and 30,000 other teens from all over America for the National Lutheran Youth Gathering!  For 5 days, we did service around the Houston community, got together with kids from our state, … Continue reading Week In My Life: Houston, Texas (downtown, performances, service days, and more!)

once i do this, i’ll be happy: what i’ve learned about happiness + gratitude

*beginning of one of my journal entries* June 15, 2018 A couple weeks ago, I met up with a friend I hadn't seen in a while.  She mentioned how she had been keeping up with the blog, and how I "seem genuinely happy with what I'm doing."  This lit a glow inside of me.  I … Continue reading once i do this, i’ll be happy: what i’ve learned about happiness + gratitude

2017 Year in Review: Absolutely Olivia, My Life, What I’ve Learned, and MORE!

Just like that we've made it to the end of another year. In less than 2 sleeps, it'll be a new year (2018, I'm coming for ya!), and with that comes new opportunities and great times to be had. But before I switch gears and bring this blog's focus to the new year, I want … Continue reading 2017 Year in Review: Absolutely Olivia, My Life, What I’ve Learned, and MORE!