Encouragement · Gratitude · In Life · In Memories · In the Bible · The Encouragement Corner

To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You

2017, what is there to say about you? You ran in out of nowhere, sped through the room like Usain Bolt, & mugged me on the way out the door. My “one word” theme for 2017 was “discipline” & boy have I felt the effects of it these past 12 months. Really, though, 2017 flew… Continue reading To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You

Encouragement · Gratitude · In Life · In the Bible · The Encouragement Corner · Whatever Wednesday

Hold Fast. Rely. Abide.

I’m going to be honest with you…I don’t really feel like writing today…but I’m writing this more because I feel like I need to than I want to. You see, I’ve had today’s topic- specifically, my testimony- planned for this date for the past few weeks, and I feel it’s kinda funny…because this past week… Continue reading Hold Fast. Rely. Abide.

Encouragement · Fun-Day Friday · Gratitude · In Life · In the Bible · The Encouragement Corner

Nothing In Comparison

How incredibly beautiful this world is. Sit back & imagine it. Think of the most incredibly beautiful things you can think of. Maybe you’re contemplating the sparkly lights & glittering ornaments hanging on your tree. Maybe you’re thinking about the pleasure of the first sip of a frothy & sweet mug of hot chocolate or… Continue reading Nothing In Comparison

Encouragement · In Life · In the Bible · The Encouragement Corner · Whatever Wednesday

Breaking a Heart Like Israel’s

There are times I read the Bible, especially the Old Testament & its histories of the Israelites, & I just get so frustrated with them. They witnessed God do miracle after miracle for their sakes & yet they continued to forget Him & turn away to other gods they had created with their own hands.… Continue reading Breaking a Heart Like Israel’s

Around Town · Favorite Places & Spaces

Local Musician Returns Home for a Special Performance

**I am not receiving anything for this biz profile shoutout…I just like to pass on the word for some good, down-home, local fun! Shout out to one of my favorite, local places…Stanfield’s General Store as they’re at it again! I caught wind that Thursday of this week, December 14th, they’ll have a local bluegrass musician,… Continue reading Local Musician Returns Home for a Special Performance

Encouragement · In Life · In the Bible · Motivational Monday · The Encouragement Corner

Thanks to George Müller

Prayer. That might be a word that gives you a sense of comfort or makes you shiver & feel uncomfortable on the inside. A couple years ago I would have told you it gave me the latter of those feelings. There were things I observed & experienced in high school that gave me that sense… Continue reading Thanks to George Müller

Fun-Day Friday · In the Kitchen

Pinterest Recipe Board Challenge #1

I don’t know about you all, but I really enjoy Pinterest. It’s always a fun spot to turn to for seasonal inspiration. I do love it for decorating ideas, but even more so, I love it for recipe ideas. Well, some months back a friend & I were talking about our Pinterest boards & she… Continue reading Pinterest Recipe Board Challenge #1