“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
"You know who I can't believe is popular?.." As I sat down at a local coffee shop, this is the start of a conversation that greeted my ears from a few tables away. It was a table of (what appeared to be) middle school girls. They sat there on their phones, scrolling through social media … Continue reading Mean Girls
Peace is a noun, defined as the following: freedom from disturbance; tranquility. November 2nd, 2019 was overflowing with tranquility. God poured peace over my wedding day & it was a dream. It’s hard not to day-dream what this “big day” will feel like: Will I cry? Will he? Will I trip walking down the isle … Continue reading Peace Out
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
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…
Communication is a art-form. No way around it. It will make or break your day, make or break any relationship & alter the way you view a person. Communication was not an area I thrived in growing up; I was awkward, kind of formal, and had far too much attitude with my parents. My dad … Continue reading You Talkin’ To Me?
I am still learning to grow in grace..I believe I will be for the rest of my time on earth. grace (n): courteous goodwill. That textbook definition makes it seem pretty simple, right? Essentially, be polite to people. But grace, the way God designed it, is so much more. It is deep and loving and … Continue reading Lavish Me, Please.