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What Does it Mean to Be a Writer

I had to answer this question for an assignment yesterday and I just wanted to share it here. I'm attaching the referenced articles if you're interested--they're all so good! Hope you enjoy. 🙂 What does it mean to be a writer? Only a person who is a writer can describe the depth and torture that… Continue reading What Does it Mean to Be a Writer

Life

Loss and Life – Full Circle

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

Life

To my Friends Missing Loved Ones this Christmas: You. Are not. Alone.

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.

Life

Fresh Eyes: Seeing the World after Grief

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

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God is Always Good, yet Sometimes Life Sucks and Doubt Happens. (Yes, I used those Words in the Same Sentence).

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).

Life

Love Yourself, By Krystan Remaley

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

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Surviving a Miscarriage, by Amber Rowland

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

Life

That’s the Lord, by Kelly Graves

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

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My Shame Story, by Elle Cardel

  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