ellieMay your weekend be filled with soulful music, quiet assurance, and just enough blue sky to remind you not to give up hope. Enjoy your weekend, friends. Here are some good reads (and one good listen) for along the way:

I was in the room when she gave the talk she tells about in this post. It was a rare combination of humble and brilliant. So happy for her. And for us.

Her first full-length album released this week and y’all? It’s thoughtful and bright and so much more. Here is a six minute interview she did with OneOne 7 TV that you need to watch. And then you will love her and want her music. Amen.