Faith, Life, and Marriage · The Encouragement Corner

For God With Grace

Let’s be honest, we’re heading into a season of the year where these two things should consume our thoughts & actions…& yet they are usually the last things on our minds- somewhere under baking cookies & buying presents on the to-do list. We’re bombarded with personal expectations, societal pressures, family obligations & tensions. It’s supposed… Continue reading For God With Grace

Faith, Life, and Marriage · The Encouragement Corner

This Bit of Life

  Over the past few years I’ve struggled with depression, anxiety, & feelings of being overwhelmed. In the past six months or so, I’ve slowly been feeling the desire to fight back, to crawl out of the burn-out hole I’ve dug myself into. There was a lot of inaction, stagnation, & procrastination (all the bad… Continue reading This Bit of Life

Faith, Life, and Marriage · The Encouragement Corner

Joy: A Matter of Perspective

**Spoiler Alert!!! If you’re a fan of the show “Call the Midwife” but you haven’t watched this past season (season 7) & you plan to…you may want to be wary of today’s post. I’ll try to be as vague”ish” as possible…but that doesn’t always work so well with me…just sayin’. So…in the last 2 episodes… Continue reading Joy: A Matter of Perspective

Faith, Life, and Marriage · The Encouragement Corner

Don’t Call Me Strong

A while back a good friend of mine paid me the compliment of calling me a strong woman. My mouth said, “Aw, well thank you,” but my brain rolled its invisible eyes & said, “Girl, don’t call me that…I am exhausted. I am a camel hair’s width away from breaking & withering on the inside.… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Strong