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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

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Wordy Wednesday: New Month, New Beginnings

“No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” –… Continue reading Wordy Wednesday: New Month, New Beginnings

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The Value of Laughter

Laughter…it’s one of my most favorite sounds in the world. It can make a bad day great. It can relieve stress. It can break the ice in an awkward conversation or help you make friends. And just like the way we use words, the way we laugh can communicate a lot. Laughter communicates if you’re genuinely… Continue reading The Value of Laughter