Encouragement · In Life · In the Bible

Life’s Landscapes Pt. 2: Don’t Get Comfy in the Oasis

“…at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’ 7 Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps. 8 And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’ 9 But the wise answered, saying, ‘Since there will not be enough for… Continue reading Life’s Landscapes Pt. 2: Don’t Get Comfy in the Oasis

Gratitude · In Life · In the Bible · Religion · Uncategorized

God’s Way: When It’s Unexpected but Better

Over the past few weeks I’ve been reading through the book of Exodus & Mark. Again, so many people say that the Old Testament, or the Bible in general, is not relevant to today or to life, but there are so many things in the history of the Israelites that strike me & are very… Continue reading God’s Way: When It’s Unexpected but Better

On the Bookshelf · The Encouragement Corner · 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

Gratitude · In Life · In Memories · In the Bible

The Best Lessons Learned in 2015

As I have mentioned in the past, I am a public school teacher. I am a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, and unfortunately for me, I also am a quiet, small, introvert. Those qualities- unchecked- have proven to be the bane of my classroom management. The 1st half of 2015 was the worst out of all… Continue reading The Best Lessons Learned in 2015