Last year when I began thinking about the new year, I decided that instead of coming up with a list of resolutions I would choose a word to intentionally pursue throughout 2014. I prayed about what that word should be and arrived at the word: Discipline. On the outset my [...]
Click Here To Buy Map on Etsy I got to be part of something really special this past weekend - something I never could have imagined in my wildest dreams! I was invited into a church service full of Pakistani Christians! How awesome is that?! We were on the exact [...]
Can you believe that Christmas is in 13 days?! I sure can’t. Whether or not you have ever formally celebrated advent season, I’ve got a fabulous Bible reading plan from She Reads Truth that I want to share with you. You can access the advent plan online here. Some of [...]
We’d learn what it means to be persistent and hopeful. We’d learn to get up from a failed attempt and try again. We are taught so often that we have to have everything together and we need to get things right on the first time. But when you live that way, with a fear of failure you hide, you mask, you don’t dream and you don’t show up.
Over Thanksgiving weekend my sisters, mom and I made a trip to Whole Foods to browse around and dream culinary dreams. There were probably hundreds of things that caught my eye while in the store but what stuck with me the most was the poster on the window where we [...]
The question "What does beauty mean to you?" isn't to try to find the answer to the question, but ultimately to create an awareness that we already know the answer, and to remind or selves that the truest beauty is attainable because we ALREADY have it.
Hello Friends! Happy Friday to everyone. I don't know about you, but I have been looking forward to the weekend since Monday. I made a list of some of the things I found throughout the week on the web but simply didn't have time for during the busyness. But now, the [...]
Happy Monday, friends! We had quite the eventful weekend - we moved into our first HOUSE! It's pretty hard for me to focus on writing because I just keep looking around; I can hardly believe it is real life! I plan to be sharing more about our move and new [...]
I made my list and instead of claiming "This is me," "This is who I am," "This is true about me, right now and everyday," I made a list that said "This is the kind of woman I want to be." Essentially what I did was write myself off for not being "there" yet and I disqualified myself from living freely in God's promises.
God’s called all of us to a sacrificial love, and that is the pouring out of the conduit, which is extremely hard because it come from dying of self and it can’t be selfish. It means being hurt sometimes. It means being vulnerable and transparent. I think being open with others is not something that a lot of people think is a love language but it speaks volumes just to be able to relate to someone and to love sacrificially. A lot of times for me it looks like serving others.