Can I be honest? I mean completely, nakedly honest? I think we need to talk about something. Something that has fallen between the cracks as the march against Mommy Wars and the parade of BuzzFeed truths has taken over our lives as new moms. I’ve been keeping my ear to the ground lately, searching for rumblings that this…… Continue reading What about our marriages?
This year is a hard year. We have lost a lot of people this year as a family, a school, a neighborhood, a community, a state, a people. We have lost Brian, Fred Sr., Paul, and Lindsey – to name a precious few. They were all too young. Lindsey was one of my sorority sisters and…… Continue reading Too Many Too Young
As of this past Sunday, Freddy and I have started the process to become members at our home church of the past year+. Yay! We’re building a foundation for our lives together. You may not be religious, but I assure you that the closer Freddy and I are with God individually, the closer we are…… Continue reading Building a Foundation
Waking up before me to brew the coffee that I picked out yesterday. A packed lunch. Praying that I will be blessed today while I’m struggling to get out of bed. Encouragement. …and it’s only Monday morning. Feeling blessed to share my life with my best friend husband.
I think that I’m simple. In fact, I think that I was raised to be simple. By saying that, I mean to say that I was raised to appreciate what I have over what I want, to be gracious in my circumstances, to take pride in living debt free, yada yada: Simple. I wonder when…… Continue reading She's a Simple Girl.
Lord, Thank you for continuing to grow me and for teaching me to set aside my own plans to make way for your purpose. Proverbs 19:21. “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” Help me to be the woman who I desire so desperately to be.…… Continue reading Some Things are Bigger than Us…
Today, my heart is heavy. Sometimes, we face troubles that we need to get off our chest. We need to talk out our confusion, document our pain. Other times, we must carry our own crosses. We must live with the consequences at hand. We “grin and bear it” for those around us because they cannot…… Continue reading Today, I will choose to see the good through the bad.