Bold Women Of Faith: Why We Matter In The Church

Lonely. That’s how I started to feel when I realized that my bold personality didn’t seem to fit into many of the church groups I knew. I’m known for being outspoken, loud, opinionated, and I would rather lead than follow in most situations. I question practices and events that only exist in the name of…

This One Word Changed My Life

Hey there friend, Five years ago my entire life changed when I finally understood the meaning and importance of this one word. For years I misunderstood it’s true meaning and I denied the important role it played in my life. I always thought of this word in a negative way and I honestly never thought…

How to Step Out In Faith When You Fear Failure

Sweet friend, Failure is one of the scariest words in the English language. Well, at least for me it is. I have had a major fear of failure for as long as I can remember. The thought of acting on something without fully knowing the outcome has given me major anxiety for most of my…

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…

How to Pray Big When You Feel Small

Hey there friend, So, you have a big dream. Maybe a miracle that you’re desperately hoping for. Something that seems completely impossible — maybe some people have even told you that it’s impossible. Well, I’m here to tell you that it is 100% possible — if you’re willing to pray big. I have shared a few…

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…

3 Reasons Marriage Didn’t Solve My Body Image Issues

Today I’m diving into the topic that I have a lot to say about…yet it’s the topic I’m the most hesitant to discuss — and you know how I have no problem talking about the hard things here! In fact, I’m usually pretty difficult to shut up about those types of things! My approach today…

What To Do When Your Plan is SHATTERED

Have you ever had this idea of how your life will be and worked so hard to get to a certain point in your life and had it all fall apart right before your eyes? And you’re left feeling lost and fearful of the uncertain things that lay before you. It seems we all must…