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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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With This Ring {Our Engagement Story}

Two years ago today, I was in a car on my way to see Jeremy and his family in Durban. I didn't know the when or where of the get together. I just knew I was going to get to see my Jeremy.I knew from the first time I visited Jeremy, that he would one… Continue reading With This Ring {Our Engagement Story}

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Worth It

I was going through some old documents on my laptop this evening. I found this piece I wrote in January 2011. I remember feeling like I wasn't worthy of love or a relationship with God. I obviously know this is a lie but at the moment I wrote this, my feelings felt so real. I… Continue reading Worth It

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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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 The 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  The Real LOVE Encounter

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If Only I Knew

People would often tell me about how I would know that I had met "the one". They would say, "If only you know how great loving and being loved is". I never took this statement too seriously until... I stepped off the plane in Port Elizabeth and took a deep breath. I had arrived in… Continue reading If Only I Knew