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Day 4: JUST a few days late… #30daysofREAL


It's 30 Days of Real this month on my blog. If you want to read more about what that means to me, read my blog post back on Sunday --> HERE. My goal was to try to post every day, but in reality that means every other day or every third day. Just keeping it real already on here... So, we are all guilty of trying to appear a bit more... together than we actually are so again, this month is … [Read more...]

Day 1: I will outlast them! #30daysofREAL


Today starts a new month and even though it's almost the end of the year, I feel like I'm starting over today in some ways.  Last year on my blog and social media I did 30 days of Thanksgiving for the month of November which was amazing, but this year I've decided to do 30 days of REAL with my in-real-life friend Jacqueline from Creative Outpour who I've known almost half my life. She's an … [Read more...]

again, surrender


we are CALLED to more than we CAN do.   I've been working on this post for almost a month now, it's not been ready and there is still a lingering feeling of incompletion, but sometimes it's good to post from a place of not-quite-ready. This is such a small part of where I am but it's been a persistent splinter in my finger, causing shooting pains at whatever I have touched. It's been … [Read more...]

Praying THE Prayer


Me: Ok, it's your turn to pray. 4 year old, whining: I don't want toooooo Me: Alright, can you tell me what you are thankful for today? 4 year old: mmmphhhhhhh.... Me: OH! How about the fact that you got a prize from the treasure box at school this week! That means you had self control all week, great job. Are you proud of yourself? God is proud of you too Sawyer. (trying to make it … [Read more...]