september good list.

it’s easy to get caught up in the everydayness, in the hustle of these autumn school-laced, work-packed days. here’s how i’m counting the fruit, pausing to take in all that the Lord is doing, processing the beautiful and bittersweet in all this chaos. coldplay playing coffee swigging black finger nails breathtaking light through trees aContinue reading “september good list.”

#SayYesToAbundance2018

since the first few weeks in january, you’ve seen me use the hashtag SayYesToAbundance2018. but what is saying yes to abundance? and why this year? it’s knowing that a full life isn’t a perfect life. God came to give us joy, but not a life that makes us boast of our own achievements and blessings,Continue reading “#SayYesToAbundance2018”

dorm sweet dorm 

Since I pressed Publish last, my summer of life change, travels, and preparation flew right before my eyes and all of a sudden — I’m here! At the school I’ve been dreaming of! Running late to class with the best of them! I moved in to the dorms a week and a half ago (itContinue reading “dorm sweet dorm “

the broken way: a playlist of hope & remembering

The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp has been a powerful catalyst in my life since I first opened one of my first launch team e-mails in September 2016 and started scrolling through chapter one, to highlighting on my Mac late into the night so that I could finish the book before I met Ann herself,Continue reading “the broken way: a playlist of hope & remembering”

intro to vision board-ing.

Making vision boards is something that I have only habitually done since this past Autumn, right before my school semester got cranked up and I needed some focus and direction as I looked into the days ahead. It has always been revitalizing for me to work with my hands. I love painting, knitting, and findingContinue reading “intro to vision board-ing.”

the ultimate Christmas playlist

Are you bored of listening to the same old track again and again? (I love that new Maroon Five single, but WHEW it is time for a little variety). Do you need to get the Hamilton soundtrack out of your head for a hot minute? Do you need some background music for your holiday festivities?Continue reading “the ultimate Christmas playlist”

currently :: vol. 5

For those of you reading this post soon after November 18th, welcome to the new and improved emileeclemons.com! It may seem like a trivial cosmetic change but who doesn’t love a fresh start? A chance to renew vision and passion? Everything has been tweaked, redesigned, and a few things have been completely rewritten so exploreContinue reading “currently :: vol. 5”

posts of the past :: blog-tember

Before today, I have had roughly 263 posts published. I have been blogging for six years. I have been published on five websites thus far. Today, I am rounding up 10 of my all-time favorite posts from when I began through the end of last year! It was both sweet and cringe-worthy to see howContinue reading “posts of the past :: blog-tember”