Searching for Contentment in the Valleys of Life

  I felt like a fool! I knew I had walked across the house to get something from this room, but I couldn’t, for the life of me, remember what it was! How could I have forgotten so quickly what I needed and why I thought it would be located in this part of the…

When was the last time you de-cluttered your heart?

  If you were to visit my house on a Wednesday morning for a coffee date, you might find yourself thinking, “Gosh, this girl has got it together! The house is spotless, the floors are clean, the coffee is hot, and…seriously…she’s pulling freshly baked scones from the oven?” But if you were to take a…

Lessons Learned from the Spiritual Giants of Faith

  I am so glad I decided to take the #write31days challenge! I remember when I first read about it back at the beginning of September…. A whole month of blogging on the same subject, how could I possibly? If you don’t know me all that well, let me clue you in on some of…

Blogging is Inherently Self-Serving

  After dedicating the past year of my life to building two blogs, I have determined that blogging is inherently self-serving. The definition of inherent is “a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute.” The undeniable result of habitually putting your thoughts and ideas in writing for all the world to see is an extraordinary…

7 Days of Uplifting Last Words

  Welcome to week 4 of the #Write31Days Challenge! I have titled my series “31 Uplifting Quote Graphics” and plan to release a beautiful image & inspirational quote every day throughout the month of October.   [Tweet “31 days of interesting people, inspirational quotes, and beautiful photography. #write31days”]   So far this month, we have…

Emancipation from the Affirmation Trap

  Imagine with me, for a moment, a kind of life where people’s opinions no longer matter. A type of existence that is completely satisfied apart from the validation of colleagues and peers. To wake up each morning at peace, filled with hope and purpose for the day, knowing that nothing and no one holds…