If I am going to be a blogger, I guess I have to take the leap. I need to stop making excuses for not doing it. I love to write, that should be enough. But, yet I read all of these wonderful bloggers and am extremely intimidated. Some plan, some don’t, but they all do … [Read more…]

need to celebrate

On a day where we celebrate our country’s independence, my thoughts are scattered. I am so proud to be part of this country, and take pride in who we are. But we are also so young, and could learn so much from those countries who have been around for thousands of years. My prayer is … [Read more…]

Instead of 30 before 30…

Everywhere I see these lists that bloggers have made of 30 things to do before turning 30.  They have always inspired me, but I often think, “Well what happens once I turn 30?”  I want to set goals in life, but I don’t want them to end.  Setting milestones along the way is important, but … [Read more…]


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Joy in the storm

How do I find joy in the storm? Thunderstorms are loud and dark and disruptive. I have a storm raging in my life right now. I love watching storms, but only the ones I am not engulfed in. It’s easy and safe to watch from inside the house or on the porch. But what about … [Read more…]

Humbled in love

I have discovered that falling in love is a very humbling experience. Not only are you developing strong feelings for this other person, but you are also getting to a point of vulnerability that I didn’t even know that existed. It’s not easy to be honest and communicate with the person that you love, but … [Read more…]


I love the poetry of Emily Dickinson. I know her life could be looked at as lonely and isolated, but the words that she wrote resonate through all generations and sit here with me today. Read poem here As a Christ follower, my hope is eternal and found in my LORD and Savior. The hope … [Read more…]


Recently I have been dealing with a difficult decision. God is teaching me what it means to TRULY rely on him. This passage comes to mind: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding…” – Proverbs 3:5