What 2018 taught me and why I’m happy it was so hard

What 2018 taught me and why I’m happy it was so hard

2018 was a big old ball of ups and downs. And when I say ups and downs, I mean high highs and low lows. It's human nature to want to control our own lives. We try so hard to control this thing, that person and that outcome but it rarely ever works. Actually, does it [...]

Remembering who you are in the midst of hard times

Remembering who you are in the midst of hard times

When life is all hunky dory it's easy to remember our worth and our identity. When life starts throwing curveballs left and right, well, we forget who we are. At least I do. Our worth may change in other people's eyes when circumstances change that send us down a road we wish we weren't on, [...]

Being content when life feels out of control

Being content when life feels out of control

Peace. Yep, it's one of the greatest gifts God has given us but also one of the hardest to feel on an everyday basis. We're always thinking about tomorrow, the next year or that next big milestone we want to reach that we rob the joy out of what's happening right in front of us. [...]

Stop comparing yourself to others & love who God made you

Stop comparing yourself to others & love who God made you

There is an abundant need in this world for your exact brand of beautiful -Lysa Terkeurst Read that quote this morning and immediately fell in love. It's so easy to get caught up in the comparison game. Comparing looks, careers, body type, personality, husbands and children to those we see online or witness at the [...]

Finding your purpose

Finding your purpose

I just finished reading 'The Best Yes' by Lysa Terkeurst (which is amazing, go read it right now) and she says this, "If we want His direction for our decisions, the great cravings of our souls must not only be the big moments of assignment. They must also be the seemingly small instructions in the [...]