Life lessons

Sink Or Swim In The Swells

True peace is not found in the absence of difficulty. True peace is found in the journey of total surrender. How I wish that this journey was easier than it is. I consider myself a person who likes structure and in a way control. I like to ponder, plan and execute tasks with excellence. I… Continue reading Sink Or Swim In The Swells

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Changed in a Moment

These lyrics from the song, 'New Wine' by Hillsong have become my anthem: In the crushing, in the pressing You are making new wine In the soil, I now surrender You are breaking new ground So I yield to You and to Your careful hand When I trust You I don't need to understand Make… Continue reading Changed in a Moment

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A Letter to My Single Self

Dear Taryn It's me a.k.a. -  you. I wanted to write to you because I feel like you freak out (quietly) and you just need to chill. You WILL get married (I'm writing this from your future) -  after dating for what feels like an eternity. But don't worry, it will be worth all the… Continue reading A Letter to My Single Self

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The Beauty in Brokenness

While browsing through Facebook the other day, I came across this ad for an app. According to the ad, this app can transform you from "defective" to "flawless" in a simple press of the button (not to mention the monthly app fee of $9.99). It can "give" you abs, tone up those flabby areas and… Continue reading The Beauty in Brokenness

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What Has Lemonade Got To Do With It

It's been a while! But I'm back...so Happy New Year to you all. May it be the year that you CHOSE to see all that you go through and experience as a learning experience, a winning moment BUT never as a loss. So a quick update: 2017 - It was the year that life threw… Continue reading What Has Lemonade Got To Do With It

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“Adulting” – Like Folding a Fitted Sheet

Recently, read this quote: "Adulting is like the equivalent of folding a fitted sheet". It made me laugh and then want to raise my hands up and shout "amen". I couldn't have made a better analogy. Right now my life feels a lot like this! Have you ever tried to fold a stupid fitted sheet (especially… Continue reading “Adulting” – Like Folding a Fitted Sheet

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Heart Made Whole

This weekend I had a "He restores my soul" encounter. The Father's heart towards me is one of an unashamed, unreserved and unrestrained love. What I experienced this weekend was the very thing I've been longing for (and in some moments I complained about it #transparency). I have been feeling so insecure, so weary in… Continue reading Heart Made Whole