Breaking Up With Easy- choosing Love and Grit!

For most of my life, I have protested anything very difficult. I somehow had this fairytale image in my mind that a perfect, faith-filled life meant that there would be zero strife, and everyone would like me and my family. Oh boy, was I believing lies! Nothing about the past 20 years or more hasContinue reading “Breaking Up With Easy- choosing Love and Grit!”

Brewing Up A Magic Elixir

What kind of routine do you have for prayer, meditation and reflection? One of my biggest loves is time with Jesus! I plan and imagine how I want it to be. I prepare like I would if I were spending time with my best friend in person. Coffee time. It is like a perfect magicContinue reading “Brewing Up A Magic Elixir”

The Art Of Not Having It All Together

How many of us struggle with the thought that we need to have it all together ALL of the time? ✋🏻 I am guilty of beating myself up and feeling like I need to repent of some unknown sin… am I the only one that feels I must somehow measure success by a religious checklist?Continue reading “The Art Of Not Having It All Together”

10 Years! (Dear Husband)

Dear Husband, I know today could be passed by by most people. But our 10 years are a BIG deal! When I reflect on this day 10 years ago, I was filled with excitement of a dream coming true as well as the weight of how serious this covenant I was walking into. It hasContinue reading “10 Years! (Dear Husband)”

I Screamed At God

Hi friend, I know it’s been some time since I’ve blogged or posted anything too inspirational. If I am to be honest with you since January 1st I have been grieving certain things in life. Each week presented some other loss. Sometimes I tend to focus on whatever needs to be done and make sureContinue reading “I Screamed At God”

Coffee Break!!

Coffee Break #1: ⁣⁣Shoutout to all of you who are home helping kids in school and struggling to make sense of life. Are you a hott mess? Messy hair, sleep deprived and patience growing thin? The news and current events probably are not helping you either. ⁣⁣I made a pour over today and drank myContinue reading “Coffee Break!!”

Thank You Rejection!

Too often we run from rejection which is why the statement, “rejection is a gift” seems odd to many. What I have experienced this past year through rejection has blessed me far beyond what I could have imagined. Rejection letters, rejection emails, blatant silence and individuals ignoring me and much more has encompassed my lifeContinue reading “Thank You Rejection!”

Your Suffering Is Over

“You’re suffering is over” (Mark 5:34 NLT) What would you do to hear those words? That phrase stood out to me during my daily Bible reading. It penetrated my soul. None of us are immune to pain and suffering. Most of us would have a story to tell. Many of us hide the pain andContinue reading “Your Suffering Is Over”