2019 Focus Word: Faithful

At the end of each year/beginning of the new year for the last several years, I have decided upon a focus word or theme for the new year. It serves as something to anchor myself to given the things that are currently going on in my life and faith journey. To be honest, I considered…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 01.01.2019 {Hydrate}

Welcome to the very first habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s focus is hydration. You may or may not already have this down. That’s ok, just find a way to step it up a level. My favorite way to make sure I am prioritizing getting in…

Introducing the #GiveMe30HabitProject

This time of year finds a lot of people both reflecting back over the past year and looking ahead in order to make adjustments and changes for the better. We look back at the year that has passed and analyze what went well and what was lacking. We aspire to work harder and do more…

He Came And Changed Everything

He came and changed everything… Family time is so important. I am grateful that holidays like Christmas give us a good excuse to put everything on hold in the busyness of life, and prioritize quality time with those we love. What about our Savior? If I’m being honest, it can often be difficult to connect…

Transformation Is More Than Physical

I shared this #TransformationTuesday on my Instagram page this last week, but I know not everyone follows me there so I also wanted to share it here. There’s 14 years between these 2 photos. External proof that you should #LiftTheHeavyThings. However, the internal transformation, the mindset shift, and the personal growth that has occurred between…

Thoughts on Sharing Your Story

  I love this quote. Brené Brown is the master of all things #RadicalResponsibility. It did get me thinking though… (Are you surprised? 🤣) Owning our full experience and sharing our full story is not merely about our own healing, it is also about helping others walk through their own similar journeys. With the Lord’s help, we…

The Hard Work

    Everyone is looking for the shortcut to their goal. Nobody wants to hear that the only shortcut *is* to do the work. Period. // The irony is that our happiness is actually found within the pursuit of the goal, not at the attainment of it. The more psychology studies human happiness and behavior,…

S.O.A.P. Notes #8 {1 John 5:21}

  Time for another SOAP Notes devotional! If you aren’t sure what I am referencing, see this post for a full explanation of this series!   Today’s key scripture is 1 John 5:21 Before I dive into the S.O.A.P note on the very last verse found in 1 John 5, I want to give some…

Truth Time

Truth time… I have noticed myself allowing complaining to creep into my life more and more lately. This is obviously not a good thing. Although I know it isn’t serving me and is is a habit that is damaging both to myself and to others, I have been uncertain how to break the cycle. I…

Nourish Book {Recommend Read, Devotional, Recent Reads}

Just like anything else, the state of our spiritual and physical health end up being a reflection of our actions—mostly small choices we might not even be aware of. What a blessing to realize that it comes down to being faithful with our decisions in small things, rather than overwhelmingly big ones. Even more encouraging…