Relationships

A Year of Believing

One year ago, today, I created this writing space and ventured into the unknown, sharing my heart and God’s Word. A lot has happened in the past year and I would like to recap on a few key moments. I started the year by setting three New Years Resolutions and am still working through the…

You Make My Heart Happy

He’s my husband and very best friend. He’s the one who’s company I most enjoy, Who’s smile reassures, Who’s embrace comforts, And who’s laughter liberates. He’s my soul mate, Confidant, lover, And my other half; My Greatest Gift From God. He works hard, juggling a full-time job, while helping to grow our business. He provides…

What I Would Have Missed: #HandsFreeMama Series

Picking up Hands Free Mama this week and reading Chapter 3 “Choose What Matters~Deliberateness”, was like striking a gold mine, except the reward for me, was far more precious than gold! “Now that you are able to weigh the high costs of distraction against the priceless benefits of connection, the choice is yours” {Rachel Macy…

Most Perfect Curve

While reading Ann Voskamp’s post it made me think of my husbands words most recently when I asked him how he really feels about me quitting my full-time job to pursue our business full-time. “I feel good about it! I finally get my wife back!” Those words spoke two things to me: My happiness is…

Heart of Gratitude

Over the weekend, I spent some time shopping at my favorite Resale Shop My Sister’s Closet. While paying, the cashier asked about my weekend and if I had Labor Day off. I responded, “Yes I do, and I am so grateful.” Her response surprised me, when she had an expression of surprise as she said,…

When You Feel Like Throwing In The Towel

Ever have days, when life is beyond overwhelming? When there’s too many tasks & people needing you “right now” and the most important things in your life seem to be suffocating beneath the towel you’re contemplating throwing in!? Parenting is HARD; step-parenting is harder, and sometimes I honestly feel like throwing in the towel &…

(in)courage: Where Hearts Build Community

As many of you know, I am the proud Step Mama to an amazing six year old little boy. What you may not know, is the difficulties I face as a Step Mama. The challenges, the frustration and the pain associated with this role are ones I don’t often discuss, because when taken out of…

A Mother's Day Tribute

I would like to give a second tribute to my beautiful Mom & Best Friend this Mother’s Day.  You may read my first tribute here. As a girl, I remember hearing the deep admiration in my mother’s voice as she shared childhood memories of her grandmother. My great-grandmother was extraordinary!  She was monetarily poor, but…

To Hurry, or Not to Hurry

Do you live your life in a constant state of go-go-go? Hurrying from here, to get to there?? Hurrying from this task, to take on a new task? I’ll admit it-I’m guilty! Please join me over at 5 minutes for Faith  for more…