Why I Cheer More Than I Lead

Why I Cheer More Than I Lead

Never underestimate the power of a soft word. Marriage is full of little hurdles to jump. Sometimes you even have to scale a mountain or two in an effort to make progress. I wish relationships were easier. I wish my husband and I saw things the same way and never disagreed. I also wish ice cream … [Read more...]

5 Promises that Squelch Fear

5 promises that squelch fear

This world is so scary sometimes. I had to stop watching the news because it was so depressing. Fear is something we battle our whole lives. It doesn't matter if you're a man, woman, or child. It hits us all and we find ourselves scrambling for cover. God knew we were going to be running around … [Read more...]

A Difficult, Blessed Year {Our Exciting News}

A Difficult, Blessed Year

2015 was hard. January brought an infertility diagnosis. February brought surgery for my grandpa to remove his lung cancer. March brought a surgery gone wrong for my aunt, which left us pleading for her life. April brought a positive pregnancy test. May brought lots of puking and anxiety, and on … [Read more...]

Messy Is the New Black

Messy is the New Black

No really, I am a mess. I am an open person by nature. I have been accused of having no filter. It is true that if someone asks me how I am doing, I will actually tell them. Sometimes this works against me, because not everyone actually wants to have a deep talk at the checkout counter. And I am … [Read more...]

To the Wife with High Expectations

To the wife with high expectations

To the wife with high expectations, Just kidding, I am writing this to myself, but feel free to join me if this is something you struggle with. I expect a lot. I have an idea in my mind of what I want and I hold on dearly to it. Maybe my imagination gets the best of me most days, but I really … [Read more...]