Summer is my favorite season. The sunny weather, the freedom, the BBQ's, and the trips make it worthwhile. One summer I traveled 9 hours to visit other family members. It is still one of the most memorable trips I've ever had. On one particular day, my cousins and I were riding bikes through the neighborhood. … Continue reading Blemished & Beautiful
Listening is just as important as praying. In order to receive confirmation and instruction, we must actually pause to hear what God is saying. How silly would it be if you were to call a friend, ask them a question, and then hang up the phone before they give you an answer? That's what we do when we end our prayers before waiting for God to speak.
From as far as I can remember, I’ve always been passionate about writing. Since the time I was 9 years old, I knew I wanted to be an author. I had no idea how I would one day turn my bite-sized ideas into a published book, but I had faith that it would happen. In … Continue reading Tiny Seed Press
At the beginning of last year, I boldly declared that 2018 was my "year of faith." I could sense God would be making adjustments and steering me in a different direction. Sure enough, God began to withdraw me from my comfort zones and make clear His plans for my life. One of those plans was … Continue reading Leaving my 9-5 and How God Provided
Happy New Year lovelies! I hope you all had an amazing holiday season and are looking forward to this new year. I'm definitely in need of a fresh start. And since change can sometimes be good... I've decided to rename my blog. It's something I've been wanting to do for quite a while now. And 2019 is the perfect time!
Almost two months ago, I sat parked in the back of a crowded lot, chatting on the phone with my friend. I was venting to her about how my schedule was so packed, I was struggling to arrange a 15-minute meeting. At that moment, I was leaving one commitment and heading to another. During that … Continue reading Swamped: Learning to Say No
The year is coming to an end and I have to ask, have you or will you reach all of your 2018 goals? If so, congratulations!! 🙂 If not, you are not alone! When I looked at my 2018 goals list a few weeks ago, I realized I'd accomplished 8 of 11. I also noticed … Continue reading Conquering Goals in 2019
Overall, 2018 has been a really great year! I am so thankful for every part of it. I made a lot of great memories, tried new things and grew in wisdom. I've decided to highlight 5 things that I learned in 2018: Face Fears Head-On. The things we're afraid of seem so gigantic and powerful. … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned in 2018
When the little fourth grade girl inside of me felt the sudden urge to watch Princess Diaries 1 & 2, I quickly obliged. It had been so long since I’d seen either movie, I barely recalled some of the things that happened. But what I found most intriguing were the underlying messages hidden behind humor … Continue reading 4 Things I Learned from Princes Diaries [Free Gift Included!!]
Sometimes we don't recognize people as "toxic" because we've already labeled them as "trusted." Those you spend time with affect your character. Don't compromise your purpose or your faith due to comfort or familiarity. Instead, be mindful of who you're attaching yourself to and if it will be worth it in the long run. Remember, “convenience" comes with a cost.