Making the choice to leave my marriage was the hardest thing I ever had to do, even when I wanted to end my life because of it. I would have rather stayed and battle suicidal thoughts than actually leave. But with a whole lot of God - He gets credit for all of my blessings … Continue reading Reasons to Move On from a Toxic Relationship
Recently, I got really excited about my love life. Because for a moment, a VERY brief moment, it seemed like it was going to go somewhere. In one weekend, I met two guys the way I would like to meet a guy - organically. One was at a basketball game. The other was a friend. … Continue reading Advocate for Your Love Life
Last week, I asked my Sunday school students if they would be willing to give up or throw away their favorite stuffed animals. Their eyes widened in shock as they unanimously shouted a horrified, "No!" I asked them why and they said, "Because I love it!" I asked again, "How would you feel if you … Continue reading To Give like God
I remember reading a story or poem of some sort - can't really remember where I read it from or who wrote it or what it was titled. But it was written in the perspective of a little girl sharing what each of her classmates said as to why they are beautiful from their dads. … Continue reading When You’re Feeling Ugly
Girl, I know. Life is tough. There are days when it kicks you down and repeatedly kicks you. Coffee spills, speeding ticket, exhausting work, maybe a break up or complications with your relationship, maybe you're at a crossroads and you just don't know what to do or think, unsuspected bills and piling debt...You know what … Continue reading Life is Tough but You’re Tougher
Your scars are proof that you have lived.
Everyone gives the Super Mom encouragement. It makes us feel strengthened and empowered. And that's fantastic. But it can also make us feel like this is the only version of mom we can be in order to survive the mom life. Like being a super mom is the only way we can be a GOOD … Continue reading It’s Okay to Hang Your Cape, Super Mom
I didn't quite notice it until today but God truly has made a transformation in me. Ever since I recommitted to Christ in September 2016, I wanted to start sharing my faith. But I'm super awkward, have social anxiety, and a hardcore introvert. I also didn't know how to start talking about my faith or … Continue reading Let Your Light Shine