Elizabethtown: In Defense of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

It’s no secret that I love the movie Elizabethtown. I loved it the first time I saw it in theaters, and then the first time I saw it on DVD the day it came out.  Now it’s probably one of my most-watched movies of all time.  I have learned, however, that not everyone shares my opinion, including … Read More


The Great Experiment

A couple months ago, I watched a documentary about the Tiny House movement. It featured several people who are simplifying their lives by building tiny houses.  In addition the many advantages of living in a tiny house, such as designing your own space and avoiding a costly mortgage, one tiny … Read More


On Finding Your Calling

Hi, I’m Becca, and I’ve had ten jobs in five years. From teaching to church ministry to floral arranging to sports retail—I’ve done it all. I spent a semester as an art student. I’ve moved six times, most recently to Central America. Clearly, I am not one to give career advice. In fact, I could … Read More


When Everything Goes Wrong

"What are you afraid of?" he said. "Don't you trust that God has a plan?" I had this conversation with a pastor in the beginning of my junior year of college.  I had spent the summer selling over-priced vegetable plants for minimum wage while my many of my friends had landed great internships, gone … Read More