Romanticizing your reality //

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such [...]

Limitless Passion

God gave me a big, big heart. A heart that craves beauty...fuels through creativity...and shines through loving all aspects of the world He has trusted us to subdue. However, we live in a very busy culture that doesn't always encourage creativity as much as work, sleep, repeat. Who gets to decide how many passions we [...]

Stressing through perfectionism, or laughing through mistakes?

Ever since I was little, there was always a voice in my head telling me that whatever I was doing wasn't quite good enough. I don't know exactly where this perfectionism came from, but it haunted me for many years. Whether I was singing, acting, thinking, working, decorating, cooking, or just trying to do life, [...]

Tips For Being a Supportive Friend {Even when it’s hard!}

It has taken me 22 years and many difficult circumstances to learn how to be a good friend. Our intentions are always good (well, hopefully), but it is easy to hurt the people we love when we are simply caring or trying to help them with their various situations. This week, I have been reading [...]