I don’t think anyone could have prepared me for how hard being a mom is. In my first few weeks of motherhood I’ve acquired some skills (some better than others). These include: -Living on little sleep. Seriously, this no sleep thing is hard! I have no idea how I am functioning, much less typing … Continue reading Hello Motherhood!
Recently my small group has been studying through the book of Genesis, and to be honest, this study could not have come at a better time. In my personal walk with the Lord I have been dealing with inadequacy, and what better encouragement than to read and study about every day people who made mistakes, … Continue reading When God’s grace meets your mess
Do you have a favorite wedding moment? My favorite moments are those precious few seconds where the groom and the bride see each other for the very first time. There is something about that moment that will forever capture my attention. As the bride enters, you see the joy, love, and longing in the groom’s … Continue reading The best “First Look” in all of History
When is the last time you have had a vulnerable moment? One of those moments in time where you allow someone else to see what’s been going on deep inside your thoughts and heart? These moments are so very precious, and very much needed when you get to have them with other believers. A few … Continue reading That little thing called comparison…
If you’re anything like me then you’ve probably watched every wedding show on TLC and covered your grounds on Pinterest. I think I watched every episode of “Say Yes to the Dress” and “Four Weddings,” along with having two wedding boards for my pinning. As I was preparing for my wedding I loved every idea … Continue reading The Top Three Most Important Things On Your Wedding Day (And None of them come from Pinterest!)
This week my husband and I will be celebrating our 1 year anniversary! It’s crazy how fast time flies! With this special occasion approaching I decided to ask Jon if he could give me one lesson he has learned in our first year. With a smirk on his face he responded, “Don’t eat all the … Continue reading Life Lessons in Our First Year of Marriage: Don’t Eat all the Oreos!
When I fear... I have a lot of fears? Does anyone relate? Some of my fears include having something in my teeth all day, my tire popping on my car, and spiders (seriously I freak out)! I also have serious fears… like loneliness, bad health, or someone I love passing away. Life seems to always … Continue reading When I fear
This month my husband and I will have been happily married for 5 months! I am so thankful for Him and how He displays God's grace to me on a daily basis (some days it's hourly! ) Though I haven't been married long I have learned a big lesson... Marriage isn't a fixer upper! When … Continue reading What Marriage Isn’t…
Let’s be honest, no one likes to be told what to wear. I remember as a six-year-old girl putting up a fight with my mom over the clothes I put on. I thought the plaid shorts and floral vest I picked out went great together and were totally “in.” Oh my, how I wish I … Continue reading Modesty isn’t about Yoga Pants and Mini Skirts…
Discipleship… This word is used often in the church today. We have discipleship programs, discipleship groups, discipleship classes, etc. But what is discipleship? And what does discipleship look like? These are the questions I have been wrestling through the past couple of months. We were mandated by Jesus in Matthew 28:19-20 to “Go therefore and make … Continue reading Called to Disciple