Tell me about your imperfect life, and I’ll tell you about mine Discouragement already flows in the new year, from women who just aren’t measuring up somehow. Falling for the beautiful Instagram feeds of perfection and loveliness. Afraid to show their vulnerability. Fragility. Messiness. Illness.
Unknown to our vocabulary just a few years ago, Pinterest has become the symbol of creativity. A virtual bulletin board allows us to “Pin” favorite ideas from websites and blogs (Want to see what I like to browse? Click here). With an unlimited source of inspiration, it gets overwhelming trying to keep up with all… Read More
Science suggests that our attention span is limited to a mere 8 seconds. I’d like to suggest that our world can be changed dramatically, in even less time than that.
His hands gripped the door tightly as he leaned against the frame. Weak from illness and taken aback, he cautiously held out a hand for the dinner. Confusion drew his eyebrows together, as he quietly said, “Nobody has ever done anything like this for me before.” A smile slowly took over his face. A… Read More
It is state fair season across America. Residents come from across their states to enjoy the competition of their livestock and pies, while others come for the attractions. My husband and I set out to enjoy the fair one day. Two city raised- turned resident- locals. Come along on a visual field trip, to… Read More
We are surrounded by people who need things, gifts. Not earrings or books or candles, but instead, gifts of us. The person who sees their need and acts.
Hi, could you please call me back? I am helping a friend research her family history and I think you are connected. A few months ago, my sister R and I got a confusing message. A super sweet lady was helping her friend find her birth family. I have to admit, I was… Read More
I was talking to a friend about invisible illness recently. Few people know just how much I suffer at times. Why? Because I choose to not live in a world of self-pity. Because I sometimes forget on the great days! I choose to be determined to live the richest life my body allows. I choose to… Read More
One common challenge is the frustration in finding true friends. Authentic relationships. My friend Ally knows that it takes a bit of effort to create that circle. But it is so attainable! She has graciously hopped over to share some AWESOME and practical wisdom for finding meaningful community! I just know you’ll love this post…… Read More
Sometimes the loneliest place can be within our own relationships, our own homes. Please welcome Carmen from MarriedByHisGrace, as she really shares from the deepest story, her authentic story about a broken marriage…and the beautiful community she found that led to a restored life. God’s goodness in her life is a perfect wrap up… Read More