After over a year, I've finally made it back to this platform! I wanted to take a second before I dive into our topic for today to thank each and every one of you for continually asking me how my writing is going. Every single time someone new asked me about this blog and if… Continue reading why we shouldn’t be striving to get back to normal
Helllooooooo, blogging world! Man, it's been a while! I'll be honest, it feels great to get back to writing. I have a ton of friends and family that think I should devote all my time to writing, but man do I have much less time now! I wanted to touch on an interesting topic that… Continue reading how to have hope in hard times
Over the past few days I've begun to pray about a venture that might ultimately change the course of my life. I touched a little on this in my previous blog post, but never delved into specifics. While I still am not comfortable with fully explaining what is going on right now, it's been something… Continue reading 7 verses to lean on when you need support
I don't know why all of this is happening, it's really hard to trust God's plan right now. But we are not called to understand His plan. I'm reminded of yesterday's sermon, say "okay" first and "why" later. It's not easy, but one day we will see the full picture.Joseph Philip Johnson Today marks the… Continue reading how to put OK before your WHY
Over the past twenty-something weeks, Joe and I have been bombarded with opinions, practical solutions, and suggestions from people who claim they know what's best because they've been through it before. Let me let you in on a little secret: just because you've been there, done that, does not mean you know what's best. I… Continue reading Please Stop Judging When Your Opinion Isn’t Taken.
Somehow I always knew I would be a mom. I remember when I was in college I had this weird dream about all of a sudden getting pregnant and as soon as I woke up, I knew it'd be in my future. Weird, right? The years passed by without even an inkling of a husband… Continue reading finding hope in genesis
One of the greatest commandments that, I believe, trips up Christians time and time again is the one in Exodus 20:12: Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. The real question begins when we reach the holiday season: how do we honor our parents and… Continue reading how to deal with family during the holidays
This week I wanted to touch on a topic that is not only near and dear to my heart, but is relatable to just about everyone: how to deal with situations that involve other people living out dreams you've had for your own life. Because these scenarios are so familiar, I will also be including… Continue reading how to deal with other people living out your dreams
When was the last time you worked really hard for something, got super excited about it, but all of a sudden saw it explode before your eyes? If I'm being honest, I've seen this happen just about every other week so far in 2019. I don't know what it is about this year, but the… Continue reading 3 reasons why we struggle to find support
Oh how Satan fights against us. Recently Joe and I have been wrestling with all sorts of things, ranging from unfair practices to personal life roadblocks and questions no human being could ever fully answer. There have been tears. Oh so many tears. And the pain has been almost unbearable. But through it all, our… Continue reading and if not, He is still good.