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

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

Encouragement · In Life · In the Bible

The Best Kind of Make-up…

I am a people-watcher… No…I’m not the creepy person standing at your window or invading your bubble…I just enjoy humanity. I enjoy candid humanity- watching people’s reactions, expressions, how they live in the moment when they’re not worried about anyone around them…not because they generally don’t care, but more because they’re unaware. There’s just something… Continue reading The Best Kind of Make-up…

Frugality in the Flesh · On the Bookshelf · The Encouragement Corner

Where I’ve Been in 2017

If you haven’t noticed…I’ve been somewhat absent in my writing through 2017. Honestly…with my full-time 4-day-on/4-day-off schedule this year has been a little journey for me…I have been finding it difficult to figure out a routine for myself. My days on & off shift by a day every week so it can sometimes be difficult to… Continue reading Where I’ve Been in 2017

Encouragement · In Life · In the Bible · Motivation · Religion

Come & See Pt.2: The Danger of Choosing the Fig Tree Over the Call

On Friday I talked about an encounter between 2 of Jesus’ disciples, Philip & Nathanael, & the importance of sharing the Gospel with the people we encounter regularly. The encounter, in John 1:43-46 didn’t end there. It proceeds with Nathanael going with Philip to meet Jesus…& we’ll pick up the story there… “Nathanael said to Him,… Continue reading Come & See Pt.2: The Danger of Choosing the Fig Tree Over the Call