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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Full Hearts {Empty Arms}

I admire every mom and dad out there. You deserve to be celebrated. You are AMAZING...raising kids is no joke. It is the most selfless season and despite how you feel, you're probably doing an amazing job. But celebrating is hard for us. Many people innocently say "Happy Nearly Mother's/Father's Day" to us - and… Continue reading Full Hearts {Empty Arms}

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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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“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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Truth Be Told – 6 Months Later

There is a saying about how time flies when you are having fun. Time has flown by and I am truly enjoying my married life. Tomorrow marks 6 months since Jeremy and I said "I do" and started this amazing life journey called marriage. It has been 180 days (tomorrow) of learning, laughing, crying, talking,… Continue reading Truth Be Told – 6 Months Later

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┬áThe Real LOVE Encounter

 It's been 7 weeks since I got married. I love my life and all that comes with it. I was under the illusion that the biggest change in my life would be my marriage. (Insert laugh here). You know...the big changes would be I have to learn to live in close quarters with someone, communicate… Continue reading ┬áThe Real LOVE Encounter