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Your Story is Still Being Written

Your Story is Still Being Written

When it comes to waiting… I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not my strength. I am the kind of person that reads the spoilers, seeks the answers, and reads the last chapter of the book! I guess you could say that I’m rather impatient. While reading a new novel, I was impressed by … Continue reading

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The Kind of Love

There is a kind of inexplicable love. The kind of love that you cannot know until you’ve held it in your arms. The kind of love that grows from the inside out. A love so holy and pure that it hurts. This love grows deeper with every cry, every sleepless night and every smile. It … Continue reading

How to Process Endometriosis

Your life changes when you receive a medical diagnosis. Since everyone processes things differently, here is what I’ve learned over the last 15 years of dealing with chronic pain and finally finding the answers. 3 weeks prior to marrying my best friend, I opted to have exploratory surgery. The result was Endometriosis (read more here). … Continue reading

Anatomy of Sin and Grief

I took a little break from writing blog posts because my head and heart was not in it at the time. My words and actions began to slip into a former sinful nature. I hated seeing myself through the lens of grief, it had turned me into a person that I haven’t been in a … Continue reading

Inescapable Change

“Please be careful tonight.” “Drive safe.” “Let me know when you get there.” These are all things that I have said to people that I love. I’ll watch my husband drive away for military training and pray for God to place His hand of protection over Jon during travel. Sometimes I’m afraid not to say … Continue reading

How Do We Measure God’s Love?

Have you ever wondered… why do I say or do these things when I call myself a Christian? If we are honest, it’s tough to be a “good Christian” and, yes, sometimes it is really tough to trust God. But then again, what does that even mean? Can we even call ourselves “good”? I don’t always … Continue reading

God Has Purpose, Even Through Loss

It was the last day of school before spring break during freshman year of high school. My best friend and I were fighting that day over something that seemed catastrophic at the time. I stood outside the school in my over-sized puffy blue jacket and talked with friends. Courtney was reassuring me that everything would … Continue reading

Trapped with the Donkey in Life

When I was 10 years old, my parents took us on a road trip across the country. I’ve been blessed to visit places that I may not have seen otherwise. My sister, Megan, and I were overjoyed for this adventure. Our stops on the trip included amazing places like Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, the … Continue reading