Encouragement · Financial Advice · Gratitude · In Life · In Love & Marriage · Wordy Wednesday

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

Encouragement · Gratitude · In Life · In Memories · Motivation · Wordy Wednesday

Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

I used to be long distance track runner when I was in high school. I loved it. I could run miles upon miles, non-stop. But something in me changed. Life happened. When I was in high school, I allowed a circumstance that hurt me deeply to begin to define who I was. In thinking about… Continue reading Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

Encouragement · In the Bible · Wordy Wednesday

28-Day Scripture Memory Challenge

“Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” -Psalm 119:11 Many of us who call ourselves Christians, we attend church, sing songs, read our Bible, & pray. Some of us, who call ourselves Christians, do these things regularly…some do them sparingly. What if, one day, our freedom to… Continue reading 28-Day Scripture Memory Challenge

Books · In the Bible · Religion · Wordy Wednesday

Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

Yes, I know..it seems like a simple read that I probably should have read, I don’t know, 15 years ago? But here’s the thing, when I was a kid I got through CS Lewis’s “The Magician’s Nephew” and never made it any further. I know…it’s terrible. I’ve seen the movies (the super old ones) and… Continue reading Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

Books · In Life · In the Garden · Motivation · Wordy Wednesday

An Encouraging Book-Pairing: “The Secret Garden” & “As a Man Thinketh”

If you’re looking for a few good and encouraging books to read this summer, I have a great pair for you: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and As a Man Thinketh by James Allen.They’re the perfect mixture of fiction and non-fiction/self-improvement reading. The Secret Garden has been on my to-read list for a… Continue reading An Encouraging Book-Pairing: “The Secret Garden” & “As a Man Thinketh”

In Life · In Love & Marriage · Motivation · Wordy Wednesday

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