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Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

Forgiveness. A concept that I have always struggled with. A practice that, as of recently, I thought I had pretty much down-pat. I was wrong. I recently had to grapple with my understanding & practice of forgiveness. Someone close to me hurt me severely…& when I hurt, I hurt deep & long. I told myself… Continue reading Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

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Travel Tips for a Fun & Frugal Williamsburg Weekend Vacay

My husband & I have made it a kind of goal to visit different cities (some larger & some smaller) whenever we go on vacations. We’re not the kind of vacationers who fill up every single minute of the trip with plans & things to do. When we travel, we try to visit for 3-4… Continue reading Travel Tips for a Fun & Frugal Williamsburg Weekend Vacay

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The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 2

As much as looking to others can lead to inspiration & motivation…it can also bring up just as much negativity….especially in today’s society when our culture is SOOOOOOO saturated in social media the best #instaphoto or cutest #selfie. If we’re not careful…looking to others in the wrong way can lead to more damage in life… Continue reading The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 2

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What God Gave Me for My 27th Birthday…

I don’t know about ya’ll, but this past week has felt super hectic. Between being snowed inside by one of our lovely NC “snow”/*butreallyonlyice* storms for 3 days, enjoying my birthday, then heading back to work, I feel like I’ve just been goinggoingoingoingoing….hence, my delayed post today. Even still, this week was a week of… Continue reading What God Gave Me for My 27th Birthday…

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Don’t Wait to Pray for Your Husband & Your Marriage

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12 In a society that bombards us with ideas that relationships are just meant to be fun, that love is just a feeling that you can fall into or fall out of, or to just… Continue reading Don’t Wait to Pray for Your Husband & Your Marriage

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Life’s Landscapes Pt. 1: Don’t Give Up In The Desert

“Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The beast of the field will honor Me, the jackals and the ostriches, because I give waters in the wilderness & rivers in the… Continue reading Life’s Landscapes Pt. 1: Don’t Give Up In The Desert

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Budgeting Basics (Part 1): Creating a Basic Budget

My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years now. We were basically babies when we first got married. I was still in college, David was just starting our ballroom dance business out, and we were both working part-time, minimum-wage jobs in-between everything else. We had very little “real-life” experience and we were… Continue reading Budgeting Basics (Part 1): Creating a Basic Budget