Maybe you’ll read this story I’m about to tell you and think, “what’s the big deal, it’s just a random coincidence.” Or maybe you’ll hear the story and not really care, but y’all, Jesus used this story in my life to remind me of His love and goodness, so it’s a good one if you […]Read more "Jesus in a jewelry box"
UPDATE: SHIRTS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. Callie was able to raise the funds needed and had an incredible week on her mission trip. Thanks for any and all support! One of my favorite and greatest blessings of marriage was inheriting three new sisters. As a sister of two brothers, this has been such […]Read more "Cactus, Callie, and cute t-shirts"
This time two months ago was a rough time. It was just after Thanksgiving, and there was indeed much to be thankful for, but my heart was heavy and my soul was weary and my mind was anxious. It felt like an attack on all sides, the enemy’s desperate attempt to take my joy out […]Read more "A new song "
Motivation is a curious thing. We can be motivated by things so easily – sometimes recognized, other times subconsciously. When we recognize something that compels us into action, it’s easier to get moving and make a choice that brings us satisfaction. We choose to eat healthy all day so we can reward ourselves with a […]Read more "2015 and Instagram Brain"
I’ve been fearful recently. Anxiety has attacked and panic set in more times in the last few months than ever before in my life. Depression has snuck in and tried to take root, which is a more familiar enemy, but one I’ve been determined to battle. The anxiety though, well I’m less familiar and more […]Read more "The God of Peace"
I’ve been reminded lately that marriage is sanctifying and inconveniences show our true character. I was so thankful to have some time in Paris with just Ethan on the tail end of our mission trip to England. However, I didn’t account for the exhaustion and grumpiness that would come from the introvert in me […]Read more "macaroons and heart lessons"
Here’s some honesty for you (and for me). I’ve struggled for the better part of 2015 to find a healthy rhythm or routine when it comes to work and rest. When I work too hard or too long, I crave comfort in what can only be called laziness, but I often try to mask it […]Read more "work from your rest"