New Year’s Goals in February, Intentionally

How do you make goals for the new year?  I’ve tried a few different methods! This last year, I received an amazing planner as a gift that had space to do a vision board, and then you could set weekly goals and check them off. Oh my gosh. I loved it. You all know I’m…

Read More

What are you Carrying?

Hi friend,  I hope that you are doing well! While overall, I really am well, I still can’t help but notice lately my heart is a little heavy with different burdens of life around me right now. On top of regular day-to-day life, I feel like there are always the constant questions in the air…

Read More

Hope for the New Year

How are you feeling about this New Year? I know many people are so happy to be seeing 2020 in the rearview. Are you looking at the New Year with excitement? Maybe a little bit uncertain or skeptical? I personally love starting a New Year. Something about the freshness of starting new and dreaming about…

Read More

Is it too Late to Finish 2020 Well?

Hi friends ! Wow what a year huh?? I started this blog at the beginning of the quarantine in March with no idea at all what the next few months would bring. There has been so much that I have wanted to write about, but for one reason or another this has been my first…

Read More

Our time in Mexico and some Reflections on Callings

Do you all have something that’s so close to your heart it’s almost impossible to share about it? It’s been killing me that I’ve been working on this blog for a while and not really written yet about our family’s time serving in Mexico. I realize though it is because what that time means to…

Read More

Back to School– some Thoughts on Why I love Teachers and School Staff and want to be one Someday

If I was going to start a fan club, I probably have around 10ish things that I really really love that I could start with. I’ll have to work on that list to share, but for sure, a big one on the list are teachers. I admire teachers so much. And it’s not just because…

Read More

Belonging

A couple of years ago my family was living in my in-law’s(or as I call them, my  in-love’s) basement. We had just come off the mission field in Mexico and were transitioning back into life in the US. It was a really crazy time– because of circumstances, it wasn’t just us living with them, but…

Read More

When Walking by Faith Isn’t Easy

When I was first learning to drive, my parents were terrified of me behind the wheel. They had good reason, and it’s a really funny story actually– but the point is, because they were afraid, they instead hired someone to teach me to drive. That instructor taught me something super basic that I didn’t know–…

Read More

Rose Colored Glasses for the {Im}perfect Momma

When I was younger, I would look to moms that are the age I am now, or have the number of kids I have, and think, “They must have their stuff together.” To my surprise–one morning I woke up and here I am, and hey, how come my stuff isn’t together? Did I miss something?…

Read More

Thoughts on Psalm One and Finding Time in God’s Word when Life Feels Busy

Around this time last year I was so blessed to go to a women’s retreat where we were talking about God’s Word and how important it is to be in His word and delighting ourselves in it. One of the things we did was take time to share ideas about how to make time to…

Read More