According to Facebook, today is Friends Day (not to be confused with friendship day which is in July)! It's kind of funny the timing of this blogpost and today being Friends Day. A month ago, when I was planning blog themes and dates, I decided today would be a day to shine a light on [...]
Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis I picked this book up in late November of last year, after seeing it all over my Instagram feeds and Pinterest suggestions. Everything I was hearing about this book was positive and amazing, and it just seemed like a really good idea. Once I purchased the book, it [...]
This is one of my favorite song lyrics of all time. It's from the song "Won't Stop Now", by my favorite Worship Band, Elevation Worship. The whole chorus goes: I know breakthrough is comingBy faith I see a miracleMy God made me a promiseAnd it won't stop now... In 2018, I got my breakthrough, and [...]
In so many ways, it is liberating to write this post. I've been wanting to write it for about a year, but every time I would start, things would get bad again, and I would start to feel like a fraud. But, I told a close friend this morning that it's time. I'm finally here. I'm finally at a place where I can authentically and transparently tell this part of my story. It's freeing, and also a little scary. It's scary to expose a previous truth that I lived for so many years, but it's something I feel ready to do. I have this need to be honest with you. I also have this need to be real and transparent and bare it all here in my little corner of the internet. It's both liberating and terrifying, but mainly, it's freeing.
Dear Dad, It's your day. The day that the people have designated as your celebratory time where the little munchkins you raised get to praise you and honor you for keeping them alive, keeping them fed, and keeping them loved and happy. Father's Day is one of my favorite days of the entire year, which [...]