“My joy doesn’t lie in my circumstances.” You won’t survive these days if you're relying on circumstances to provide happiness. Where are you drawing joy from? Your spouse? Your job? The trip you planned to take this summer? Those can be taken away in an instant - these past few weeks have proven that. Investing … Continue reading Investing In Joy
I am in the process of learning not to label myself based off of my occupation. I no longer say that I am a “singer” or “commercial actor” - rather I am passionate about performing, in the same sense that I am passionate about writing, my faith & supporting my family. Some people think it … Continue reading Dare You To Move
Chastity and purity are not easy topics to cover, but Stephanie Arcadia has managed to discuss her personal journey in these areas with incredible grace in: A Renewed Spirit Within Me. In her own words: "Stephanie is an author and young adult speaker who travels to share her vulnerable ten-year journey from succumbing to hookup … Continue reading Book Review: A Renewed Spirit Within Me by Stephanie Arcadia
It's easy to take the greatest blessings in life for granted. I fully admit to skimming over how precious each second is. My fiance and I are officially 8 weeks away from our wedding, and I am so thrilled my heart could burst! But do you know what sobering reminder I was presented with today? … Continue reading I love ya, today.
Did you know that for flowers to continue growing, you need to snap off the blooms that have withered up? I'm typing with dirt on my hands after doing that for multiple flowers around the yard. I used to be scared to remove those wilted buds..I thought if I snapped that stem, I'd kill the … Continue reading Oh Snap
I love this door. I love where it leads. It leads to my current home, my safe space. And in 3 months and 3 weeks, this door will lead to the first home my fiancé and I will share together, as husband & wife. Beyond this door is where I have been humbled like never … Continue reading Red Door, Blue Door.
God is sitting right next to you. Did you know that? He is sitting next to you while you slave over emails at work, jogs right behind you at the gym & He is washing your hair at the salon. I was bluntly reminded this evening of just how close He is. You see, Jesus … Continue reading I am Pam Beesly.
Any other "type A", planner people in the house?! Good. Because I am right there with you. I grew up in a house that had a big calendar on the back of our basement door & it had every event on there. So as an adult, you better believe I got myself a pocket sized … Continue reading “Type A” Kinda Get Away
Do you ever rediscover an object that stirs up the most joyful and nostalgic memories? This CD did that for me today; I found it tucked away in my car & decided to pop it in. As I drove to work, I was surrounded by flashbacks of sweating & laughing through summer mission trips. Those … Continue reading Memories for the Future
Did you know we are called to celebrate in a "season of waiting"? We aren't supposed to spend our days moping, as if we are holding out for God to bless us with some heavenly gift. It's an easy thing to do: feel as though God owe's us something, or be upset with God until … Continue reading Wait For It…