“Sometimes I feel guilty about leaving especially when we are all home together.” I shared this with my husband right after he encouraged me to get out of the house and take some time to myself. A ton of snowed just recently hit Asheville and we had been stuck inside for three days. Our boys… Continue reading 4 Ways to make Self-Care a Priority
Seen. This was my word. I stamped it on a rustic, feathered necklace with crooked letters and now wear it pridefully around my neck. I was at a creative retreat at the time and during the jewelry making worship we were encouraged to stamp a word on a pendent that represented where we were at… Continue reading Seen.
A friend of mine recently gave me an endearing gift. My friend, Maya made flashcards for me full of encouragement and scripture for the whole month of January. I love this gift because these cards are personal and they are hand written to me. They have helped me speak truth over myself and begin my… Continue reading Speaking Truth Over Ourselves
It’s 2018! It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone and now another year has just begun. Maybe you have made goals for yourself this year. Maybe you are striving to eat healthier, exercise more, or be more intentional in your relationships. Whatever it may be I hope you find success along… Continue reading What’s Your Plan for 2018?
It’s National Adoption Month and you may have noticed all of the adoption related posts going around on social media. Well, today is National Adoption Day! To help raise awareness I wanted to share a letter with you that I recently wrote to our son. It’s very personal but I hope it shows you the heart behind adoption and… Continue reading Dear Josiah,
This past weekend our church staff and our families took time to get away and be with one another. This is our second year doing a staff retreat so it was fun repeating traditions and stepping away from ministry for a few days to reflect and have fun. As I overlooked the same mountain view on… Continue reading What Change can teach Us
I love fall. I love the colors of the leaves changing right before my eyes, the crinkling noise underneath my feet as I walk, and the cool mountain breeze. I love to take it all in. The scenery of fall is something I will always stop to take notice of. The beauty and change of… Continue reading Facing Our Fears