i am going to miss you when you grow up

I’m going to miss you when you grow up. I say this to my babies often as I give them tight hugs or stroke their hair. I can’t wait to…

how 30 days sugar free has benefited my health

I spent the last 30 days sugar free.  No sugar, honey, agave syrup, etc.  Seriously, not even one bite of my kid’s ice cream and I thought I would share…

running in a new way

A few years ago, my Pastor’s son, a Pastor himself, Matthew Barnett, participated in a World Marathon where you had to run 7 races in 7 days across 7 continents…

mercy in the messes

“There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens…., a time for mourning and a time for dancing.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 & 4 CEB  …

you deserve your own kindness

Note: I want you to imagine with me something that will be difficult to hear so I want to disclaimer this by saying if you have dealt with a verbally…

i’m not a before or after

We’ve all seen them. Those fabulous “before” and “after” shots on Instagram or Facebook that share someone’s weight loss results, or fitness journey, or hair color change, or makeover look.…

choosing faith over our understanding

“Your situation is not as important as your interpretation of it.” – Steven Furtick (Note: Go watch this sermon by Steven Furtick – The Power of Interpretation.  Because it’s amazing. …

choosing faith over security

“Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your saviour, your guide? If He is, you…

what faith is

“Now, in the crowd that day was a woman who had suffered horribly from continual bleeding for twelve years.  She had endured a great deal under the care of various doctors,…

choosing faith: 31 days to seeing God in the midst of it all

  “Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.” ― C.S. Lewis Every October a challenge begins called Write 31 Days…

you are someone’s sunshine

When my first baby was born, every day, at some point, I would sing to him “You are my Sunshine” and tears would well up in my eyes as I…

my summer favorites

Oh HEY!!!!! It’s been a hot minute y’all. Ten months of hot minutes to be exact. BUT I am trying to get back into the blogging game and I decided…