Rediscovering the Lost Art of Restful Living

Are you weary and worn? Tired of rushing through life and desperately in need of rest? There is a secret art of restful living hidden in the midst of the hustle and bustle of this life, but it comes at a cost. A dear friend and mentor taught me the value of  restful living when I…

Fear Paralyzes, Faith Propels

When I was seventeen, I went from straight A student to dropout all for the sake of a dream; and it was the best decision I ever made! I attended a small high school and had the opportunity to compete in varsity athletics at a young age. By the end of my tenth grade year,…

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…