A couple years ago, a friend shot me a text asking if I’d be interested in helping out with the video announcements for our church. I felt both flattered and baffled that she had even considered me, but thinking it’d be something fun and different, I replied, “Sure, why not!”. When the scheduled day arrived, … Continue reading Pushing Past Comfort Zones
Every new year, our church-body commits to 21 days of prayer and fasting--which is one of the many reasons why I love our church. To me, the new year always feels vibrant with energy, excitement, and renewal. Alongside the 21 days, our church also decided to read Reset, a devotional on prayer by Bob Sorge. … Continue reading Duty vs. Discipline
Life’s been kinda hard lately. Not that we’ve personally been hit with difficulties or loss, but it’s been more of a non-stop overwhelming season from family relationship struggles to last minute huge work commitments for Chris (which then affects me). Right when I think the end is in sight, the mirage fades and disappears. A … Continue reading A Guarded Heart
On a crisp morning, over two years ago, I remember sitting on the carpet in a friend’s living room as a group of us had gotten together for a bible study/our kids’ play date. One of my friend’s mentioned a book called Heart Made Whole and how she had recently watched … Continue reading “Heart Made Whole”
Ok, so I’ll be the first to admit when I heard of Hygge (pronounced "hoo-gah"), I thought it was only about candles, blankets, hot chocolate, and all the cozy things. Although great for creating an atmosphere of hygge, I’m learning that it truly encompasses so much more. Hygge is not about accumulating household goods to … Continue reading Let’s Hygge
With November upon us, I can’t help but start thinking of Thanksgiving and the delicious food it entails. Every year, I begin the month with high aspirations of listing something I am grateful for daily leading up to the holiday, yet, every year I only make it in 5 days or so. Yesterday, as I … Continue reading In the Midst of Waiting
A friend recently asked me if I was ever tempted to be bulimic again. I had to really think about it, because if I’m completely honest, yes, there have been times when the idea of overindulging in comfort food and then pulling out a get-out-of-jail-free card in gaining the weight sounds … Continue reading Could Bulimia Tempt Me Again?