My parents bought me this ring when I was ten years old. I've always been a person who cries regardless of the emotion--happy, sad, angry... hungry--and at ten years old I cried when I opened this gift on Christmas. It's not an amazing ring, it's not extravagant or overly expensive, but the diamond cluster is … Continue reading Loss and Life – Full Circle
To my friends missing loved ones this Christmas, You. Are not. Alone. You’re not the only one who finds this time of year difficult. You’re not the only one wishing you could stay in bed instead of going to be with friends and family. You aren’t the only one pasting on a smile and excusing … Continue reading To my Friends Missing Loved Ones this Christmas: You. Are not. Alone.
Three years ago Tyler and I were driving to church and as I watched the scenery go by I said to him, The world looks different to me for some reason. He asked what I meant and I replied, I'm not sure. It's just like it's more alive to me somehow. He suggested that maybe … Continue reading Fresh Eyes: Seeing the World after Grief
Last night I felt a pull, an impression, a stirring, whatever you want to call it, in my heart to sit down at my piano and just worship. I used to do this constantly, my time of worship sitting at my piano and singing were my time of escape and my deepest connection with God … Continue reading Worship Changes Everything
Lately, God has been pushing me to pray for the miraculous and impossible and really believe that it can happen through Him. And He has been answering those prayers. Since the beginning of this year, I have seen physical healing in myself and others. I have watched and heard God speak things that no other … Continue reading God is Always Good, yet Sometimes Life Sucks and Doubt Happens. (Yes, I used those Words in the Same Sentence).
Hey friends! I'm happy to introduce you to my new Insta-friend, Krystan. Krystan and I just met through Instagram a few months ago and I have enjoyed getting to follow along with her life and story and learn a little more about her through the social media lens. I know you're going to appreciate this … Continue reading Love Yourself, By Krystan Remaley
Friends, I am so happy to introduce you to my beautiful and strong Sister, Amber. Amber and my brother, Joel, married when I was twelve years old, so she has been in my life longer than she hasn't and I couldn't be more grateful. Amber and I have walked through some really hard seasons of … Continue reading Surviving a Miscarriage, by Amber Rowland
Hey Friends! I could not be more excited to share this guest post with you and introduce you to this sweet girl. I met Kelly last fall when I started volunteering in the Student Ministry at my church and I immediately loved her. She is so sweet and truly authentic every time I'm around her … Continue reading That’s the Lord, by Kelly Graves
Hey Friends! I am so excited to introduce you to Elle! I met Elle through writing for her online ministry, Daughter of Delight, and have always found her personality and writing to be so authentic and inspiring and I know you will too! Elle is a 24-year-old, sweet home Tennessee kinda gal who is fiercely passionate … Continue reading My Shame Story, by Elle Cardel
You guysss, I've been working on some exciting new things for the blog and I'm so excited to finally share them with you! At the beginning of the year I started praying about whether I should keep my blog going or if it's time to move on to a new season. This may seem strange because … Continue reading Updates and Excitement