Encouragement · Faith, Life, and Marriage · In Life · The Encouragement Corner

In Remembrance of What He has Done

If you were going to give advice to someone in the worst depths of depression & anxiety, your first thought probably wouldn’t be to tell that person to think of the worst things they have ever been through…& yet that was the advice I was given eight years ago when I was in the lowest… Continue reading In Remembrance of What He has Done

Encouragement · Faith, Life, and Marriage · The Encouragement Corner

A Quiet Christmas

Anyone who knows me knows that Christmas. Is. My. Jam. I have always loved it. The nostalgia of the lights, the greenery, picking out the right tree, bringing it home, putting it up & decorating it, wearing warm, fuzzy sweaters, drinking hot chocolate, all the gifts, excitement, & general merriment. All of it. I have… Continue reading A Quiet Christmas

Encouragement · Faith, Life, and Marriage · Gratitude · The Encouragement Corner

What a Year And Oh How I am Thankful For it

What a year. Honestly, I feel that about sums it up in a sentence…just…what. a. year. Pandemics, murder hornets, hurricanes, protests from all sides, a crazy election, job losses, loss of loved ones. It feels like a year where we have been tossed in the middle of boxing ring with 50 boxers on all sides,… Continue reading What a Year And Oh How I am Thankful For it

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

If We’d Only Treat Our Emotional Baggage Like Our Health in the New Year

It’s a new year & for most people that means it’s time to set resolutions. We all know it, but probably one of the most common & popular resolutions is about losing weight, exercising, or being more healthy. In this country, we’re so willing & so quick to spend large amounts of money on health… Continue reading If We’d Only Treat Our Emotional Baggage Like Our Health in the New Year

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