The Abundant Life Means Being Uncomfortable.

"As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father? If God doesn’t discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all. [...]

Still My Heart

This past Saturday, I went on a women's retreat to St. Adrew's Abbey for some peace and quiet. The theme of the retreat was actually called "still my heart", and ironically enough, my heart was far from still prior to this day. Faith is an interesting journey, a sometimes rocky and winding road that leaves [...]

One Day at a Time.

Just a little over 2 months ago, I married my best friend and embarked on the best adventure ever. This journey has been filled with more love, laughter, and joy than I ever could have imagined. However, like any great adventure story, it has also had it's fair share of obstacles and difficulties to overcome [...]

Believe In Tomorrow. Believe In Beauty.

Last Monday, a friend of mine took me to the beautiful Descanso Gardens. As we wandered around, it honestly blew me away how many different types of flowers and roses there were...how creative is our God?! I have always had a heart for nurturing people, animals, plants, and living things. God put this desire on [...]

If The Shoe Fits…

My husband and I have our weekly date night each Thursday. Last week, I was so excited to get dressed up and go out on the town in my brand new high heels. We've all heard the expression, "If the shoe fits, where it." However, any woman who has ever worn high heels knows that [...]

What’s Your Weakness?

As I was doing my usual Pinterest scroll the other night, I stumbled upon the t-shirt above, and I couldn't stop laughing. I really related to that feeling of exhaustion before there is even reason for the exhaustion. The ironic part of this article is that I am currently sipping on a hot cup of [...]

The Secret To Becoming Courageous

“Courage comes from a heart that is CONVINCED it is loved.” ― Beth Moore My husband and I are lovers of heroes. There is nothing more exciting than getting swept away in a beautiful story about someone who has the courage to conquer and overcome. These stories are inspiring, but we often believe them to [...]

What Standards Are Controlling Your Life?

"The images bombarded me. They filled my mind with lies, these fantasies of what could be. The perfect wife; that's what I saw on Pinterest, Facebook, and in all these books I had been told to read. But the problem was, I simply could not live up to this idea of being the good wife." [...]