Stepping out of Isolation and into Community

  Have you ever been alone?  Surrounded by people but somehow completely isolated? Friendship has never come easily to me. I am outgoing (probably too outgoing), I like to talk (probably a little too much), and I am opinionated (to a fault). In my exuberant desire to connect with people, I tend to drive friendship…

The future is a fairy tale. Life happens today!

  Stop.  Take a breath.  Look around. What is happening in your life right now? Is your corner of the universe organized and put together, or is it messy, complicated, and exceptionally unpredictable? I don’t know about you, but the concept of enjoying the here and now makes me really uncomfortable.   Do you relentlessly…

Drowning in a Sea of Mommy Guilt

This article is for all of the moms out there who wear self-condemnation and fear like a weighted garland around their neck; women who are on the verge of drowning in the ferocious sea of guilt. Grab hold of the lifebuoy of truth I am about to share with you. Allow the One who rescued…

Establishing a Habit of Balance

  I long for a more balanced life, don’t you? We live in a society that is constantly racing towards bigger and better things. People are more connected and, sadly, more isolated than ever before. The standard we set for ourselves is perfection, and anything less than that is absolute failure. I am constantly resisting…

DARE to BARE it all!

  There are very few people who have ever seen me naked, and I will do everything in my power to keep it that way! But when it comes to how much of myself I choose to reveal on an emotional level, I long for the freedom that comes from daring to bare it all! It is…

Be Filled Today + Free Digital Wallpaper

One of the most enjoyable parts of writing for this blog has been to openly share my faith with you.  It was my hope to create a place where I can write the words that are on my heart, and because Jesus lives within my heart, writing about Him is second nature to me. I…