Category: Grace

First Blogiversary

In the Fall of 2016, I felt like God was asking me to step out of my comfort zone. I vividly remember talking to a friend on the phone and telling her that I wasn't sure what God was asking me to do. I asked her to pray for wisdom and direction and she simply responded with "Sure, I will pray, ...

Best Friends

In June, I shared that I had received some unexpected health news. (You can read more here.) I wish I was writing to share the unexpected journey has come to an end, however I am still in the midst of it. Tests have ruled out some things, but also left us with more questions than answers. ...

That Time I Didn’t Win a Dream House

Every year in Springfield, several contractors in the area support St. Jude by building a dream home. Raffle tickets are sold for a chance to win the home and several other really great prizes. All proceeds go directly to St. Jude. It's really an amazing fundraiser. In the past, Dan and I have gone to the ...

They Bug Me

It was the end of April when a friend shared that she was feeling ugly on the inside and wanted some prayer. I braced myself as I wanted to respond in love and not in shock to whatever she was about to say. My sweet friend, went on to tell me there was a person ...

Wife Goals and Other Things I’m Not

I have an image in my head of what the perfect wife should look like. In my mind, the perfect wife would cook all homemade meals. She would never have a dirty house. She works out, has impeccable style and is always photo ready. She has a perfect calendar of events that she effortlessly juggles. ...