love advice.

At Bible study this week, one of the women had a prayer request that kind of knocked my socks off. She asked us to pray for her and her husband, as they had been talking and realizing that they had come to depend way too much on each other for their emotional and spiritual needs, instead … More love advice.

get fit.

Ok so the world has way too many people sharing their opinions on fitness and skin care and blah blah blah but guess what? I’m going to be another one. I just won’t go into much detail. This makes sense, if you know me, because I actually HATE working out and exercising and can be … More get fit.

thursday favorites.

Happy Thursday y’all! I hope your week is going well and that your upcoming weekend is refreshing and fun! Here are this week’s favorites. Happy Skimm Day! Seriously so happy I signed up for this (free!) newsletter – it’s hilarious and helpful! Way cool wedding photos This and this are saving my face, as it freaks … More thursday favorites.

twenty one.

My baby sister turned 21 today! And in honor of this momentous day, I will commemorate this year’s birthday gifts given by yours truly. Because I am proud of them. I Pinterested hard. So. Made an alcoholic bouquet by taping a bunch of minis to some wooden sticks, adding fake flowers and beef sticks, and … More twenty one.

love letter.

Breathe. It’s okay.  These are the words God has been whispering into my ear the past few weeks. Stop striving. Stop worrying. Be at peace. I’ve got this.  God is so good to me, and I fall so short of deserving that goodness. That’s the whole point of grace though. He loves me for me, unlike anyone … More love letter.


It is amazing how removed from the events of the world I feel. And how guilty that makes me. Although, is it a sin to feel safe and happy when others are dying? Or is that the goal for all the cities or countries that aren’t in the midst of terror and civil war? I … More aware.


I used to debate wearing the colorful string bracelets I had stacked on my wrist. “Friendship bracelets.” For awhile after I quit my job, and all of its associated crises and elevated cortisol levels, these simple strings encircled my wrists like fetters. I wanted to cut them off sometimes. I couldn’t. Because when I wasn’t … More brevity.

thursday favorites.

Happy Thursday and happy April! Here are this week’s favorites: For the wanderers. Some bomb dot com people doing some amazing work. An argument for spring cleaning. Chivalry is…different. Can we just make Mindy president and get it over with? Cracking up.  Some lovely advice. Way cool for a window. Did I already post this? … More thursday favorites.