A Letter to the Woman Who is 19-going-on-20

(photo by Kathryn Patterson Photography) It’s been almost a year since I turned twenty. A lot of people said to get ready. That it would be hard and that the struggle would be so very real. People told me that this would be the hardest time in my life. But despite all the warnings and ill-tidings people would proffer, I looked at twenty and I saw … Continue reading A Letter to the Woman Who is 19-going-on-20

Bekah York + a Christ-filled Adventure

The inspiration for Taking Flight didn’t just come out of nowhere. First and for most, this blog was definitely a God-thing. At the end of last year, I felt a gentle tug on my heart to use my love and talent for writing to further His kingdom so I started to just jump into my writing and see where it took me. But I am … Continue reading Bekah York + a Christ-filled Adventure

I’m a Christian and I go to a public university

I’m one of the few. Let’s just say that. There weren’t many kids from my youth group or church camp who decided to go to a state school like I did. I’m in my third year at the University of Oklahoma studying public relations. And I’m a Christian. When I first told people that I was for sure going to OU, I got some mixed … Continue reading I’m a Christian and I go to a public university

What Christianity Should Be Teaching About Marriage

After multiple conversations with friends and after reading this article, there’s something I feel I really need to address that a lot of people associated with the Christian faith have yet to acknowledge. Growing up, I heard so many lessons in bible class about how to be a good wife, and I went to so many Bible studies that focused on “the someday.” What people … Continue reading What Christianity Should Be Teaching About Marriage

The Twelve Year Struggle of Reading Harry Potter

Classes have started back (Boomer Sooner!) and this semester is already packing a punch! My mornings start with getting up at 7 a.m. to get ready for 8:30 and 9 a.m. classes and from there I feel like I start a new marathon everyday. From class to strategically squeezing in windows of time for homework to going to meetings for PRSSA and Lindsey + Asp … Continue reading The Twelve Year Struggle of Reading Harry Potter