Photos by: @jengarnerphotography “Should I be doing more?” I doubtfully asked my husband this very question the other night. He kindly encouraged me that I am doing exactly what I should be doing. And he went down a list of very important things I am doing that are making an impact. I needed the encouragement… Continue reading Should I Be Doing More?
My son loves to draw. I am biased but I think he’s really good at it. He’s a little artist in the making. There’s nothing like watching art come to life from a six year old’s perspective. Sometimes I will just sit and marvel at his effort and technique. He says often to me, “Mom,… Continue reading Understanding Our Shortcomings
If I’ve learned anything lately it’s to lean in. Robbie and I hit the ground running after Christmas. Between selling our home, buying a home, pursuing our second adoption, and ministry it’s been a full year thus far. It’s been a great one but a full one. What I am learning more and more with… Continue reading Lean In and Trust
“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
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?
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