I recently sat down for lunch with a friend. While we were catching up she asked me a very pointed questions - she said, "What can I be praying about for you?" I could have asked for the usual things, wisdom, direction, strength in this season of building. Instead though, I asked that she pray … Continue reading Do you REALLY hear from God?
I was around 8 years old the first time I saw the Nutcracker ballet on stage. It was beautiful (and maybe a little more boring in my 8 year old mind - No WORDS!) but the dressing up and the theatre more than made up for whatever boredom I might have experienced. The one thing … Continue reading Fun Friday: Traditions
A couple weeks ago I shared a post on 5 tips for dealing with difficult people during the holidays. As a blogger, you always hope that people will read and enjoy your posts, or at the very least, see the value in it. So I was thrilled, and a little surprised, when I had multiple friends … Continue reading But I Don’t Want To Be The Bigger Person
No matter what you do, or where you go, when you've been away from your regular routine for more than a day or two, the first day back is rough. So welcome back to Monday! Back to routine, back to normal life - at least for 4 more weeks. Over the Thanksgiving break, I was … Continue reading Surviving Re-Entry
As soon as I did it, I knew it was going to hurt. With little thought, I turned to grab the glass dish that no more than 10 minute earlier was in a 425° oven. Instantly my hand knew what my brain didn't, it was still really hot. Thankfully I avoided disaster by not dropping … Continue reading I’m Over The Proverbs 31 Woman
As much as I love diving into the messes life, I also really love finding great new products, recipes, and tips to make life a little bit easier. So Fridays here, are going to be all about fun! I'd love to fancy myself as a "fashion/beauty" blogger, but the reality is I'm just not that … Continue reading Fun Fridays! 2 Beauty Products I Can’t Live Without
For the past seven weeks, I've been leading the Just Open The Door study by Jen Schmidt (grab it if you're looking for an amazing study! Seriously, it's a great one!) In it, Jen explores hospitality from a biblical perspective. Not just pretty tables and perfect food, but true, Jesus-modeled hospitality. In one of the final … Continue reading 5 Tips for Handling Difficult Family This Holiday Season