happy new year 2016

January 9, 2016

Happy New Year Friends. I typed out words from my devotional the other day and then neglected to post it. Even after the fourth and fifth read I still find these words to be perfect. They are strikingly beautiful and I find them to be everything. I am up late tonight working on a bit […]

o thanksgiving

December 1, 2015

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. I look forward to it even more than my birthday, so that is definitely saying something. I love getting ready for the holidays and cooking favorite recipes and following along in traditions and finding new ones to begin. With Garrett’s schedule and no guaranteed time on actual […]

the good death

November 19, 2015

I believe one of the healthiest signs a person can demonstrate is their ability to handle death. As we are all aware, death is not limited to simply a physical parting with the body. There is so much more to the subject. Change can often feel like a death. It’s why it’s important to grieve […]

hello two years

November 12, 2015

“Now that you’re back it feels like home.” He gave me these words and I cried like a little girl. To be fair, the tears had been building up all day. Driving while sick is not my favorite activity. Throw in a stint with an angry dog, countless traffic delays, and I was more than […]

choosing freedom

October 21, 2015

I actually prefer to be underestimated. Being underestimated gives you a good honest look at a person’s character. It doesn’t always make things easier to handle, but it gives you the perspective to understand how they operate. I know I am not the only person who struggles with trusting God in sticky situations. It’s so […]