Seven years ago around this time I was waking up from one of the roughest nights—weekends—of my life. I was at such a low point that I didn’t care about my fate. I had spent the previous 24 hours putting anything and everything mind-altering that I could find into my body, thinking if it made … Continue reading Everything You’ve Ever Wanted
This afternoon I was quickly headed toward full melt-down status. This holiday season, I've been so adamant about everything being "perfect" in our new house. My plan was to create a Pinterest-approved, "Rustic Glam" Christmas. Hues of golds, pearls, whites and silver were all I could focus on. It was elegant, classy, grown-up and just … Continue reading Christmas Must Be Something More
Today I was reminded of a time when I was driving to work and a billboard caught my eye. Usually I don't pay attention to them, but this one struck me on that particular gray morning. I looked up, and there it was -- simple, yet carrying so much depth and weight. All it said, … Continue reading Thunderstorms Could Never Stop Me
"He tells me He will meet me where I’m at, fulfill my needs and take care of me, so long as I seek first His Kingdom. I’ll rest in that today." I wrote this blog post almost a year ago to the date, and it still speaks so much truth to me. I constantly need … Continue reading The Birds are still singing
"I was in an unfamiliar bed, surrounded by unfamiliar pictures hanging on unfamiliar walls. When reality kicked in that I was there, that I had finally landed myself in a place like that, all I could think about was burying under the covers for the next 14 days."