I Only Give My Dog THIS Treat & He Is Obsessed

If you follow me on Instagram (which you totally should – find me here), then you have seen many photos and videos of my 75 pound Siberian Husky, Hezekiah. Hezekiah is almost nine years old and he has been with my husband even longer than I have! He is THE sweetest dog I know and…

Life Update: Anniversaries & Breakdowns

This week turned out to be even more proof of my desperate need of grace. Multiple celebrations in one week and one major breakdown all reminded me that I need grace at my highest point just as much as I do at rock bottom. An Anniversary The 14th of May is a super important date…

Weekly Update: Mother’s Day & A Health Scare

I’ve noticed something since I started posting these little updates on Mondays…I am much more aware of things in my life worth talking about. A little moment or event will occur and I’ll think I should jot that down so I don’t forget to tell them. I have also noticed that I never jot things…

The Best Date Night Plan EVER

Hi sweet friends, Fall is one of my favorite times of the year — and it isn’t just because of all the cozy sweaters and excuses to eat tons of soup. Fall is a very special season for me because it’s when I married my best friend. David and I are celebrating 2 years of…

What You Can Learn When God Says No

Friend, Have you ever bargained with God? Have you ever told Him exactly why YOU think that the answer to a certain prayer should be yes? Have you spent countless amounts of time praying for something only to receive a big, fat, NO in the end? Well, that happened to me this summer. I have…

How to Journey Through Heartbreak & Remain Joyful

I’m just going to go ahead and say it, even though it is soooooo cliche, but just bear with me here….. We ALL must journey through heartbreak at some point. I know, I know….that doesn’t change how painful it is when it happens and it certainly isn’t a statement that offers hope. But, you probably…

3 Steps for Overcoming Issues with Food, Dieting, & Body Image

Like many of the conversations we have here in my little internet corner, this one won’t be an easy one. It’s a topic I have skirted around a couple of times and it is one I’ve been super nervous to discuss with you; but, today we are going to break the ice on the conversation…

How to Have Patience in a Season of Waiting

Can we just talk honestly for a moment about seasons of waiting? They are not fun or graceful…at least not for me. I kick and scream the whole way through. I show little to no patience during those seasons…patience with myself, other people, and even God. Maybe it’s just being a part of this whole…

4 Ways to Master Your Mission

I have an important question for you today — what is your mission? I don’t mean your job, or your title, or the future that you visualize for yourself. I mean your MISSION – your purpose for being here. The call on your heart that screams out louder than anything else. The one thing that…

4 Ways to Chase Your Calling

Do you remember the most-asked question you received as a child — “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Do you remember your answer? I remember mine. “Writer.” From the age of eight and well into college (even though that was not my major) I always chose the same answer. And it…