Faith, Pregnancy, Real Talk

I’m Pregnant (And I Don’t Want to Be)

Edit: I have a tendency, when some small inconvenience happens in my life, to act like it is the worst thing that has ever happened to anyone—-EVER. I pout and whine and complain about it. I'm extremely introspective (so much so that it can -and often does- become sinful navel-gazing). Even with the knowledge that… Continue reading I’m Pregnant (And I Don’t Want to Be)

Marriage, Real Talk

Our 7th Anniversary Was Not What I Expected

“We “celebrated” seven years of marriage recently. And, by “celebrated” I mean my husband brought home grocery store sushi and Reese’s. We ate together while the kids yelled in the background and complained about how gross their dinner was. And then we spent 30 minutes cutting out tiger pictures for our 1st grader’s school project.… Continue reading Our 7th Anniversary Was Not What I Expected

Real Talk

I Don’t Have a Best Friend

By now you probably know that I'm big on truth telling even in (especially in) the scared. So, even though I'm worried that you'll roll your eyes and think of me as some whiny 7th grader, I'm going to tell you the truth...... I struggle with friendship. I am a 30 year old woman with… Continue reading I Don’t Have a Best Friend

Faith, Real Talk

Envy & Friendships: Making Sure you Have Friends & Not FILLERS (VIDEO)

Are you envious because He is generous? And, are you ACTUALLY lacking something in your life? Or are you just playing the comparison game? Check out this live video I did over on Facebook. I talk a little bit about a vineyard owner (so, ya know, there's wine involved) and I get really, really honest… Continue reading Envy & Friendships: Making Sure you Have Friends & Not FILLERS (VIDEO)

Real Talk

If You See Something Beautiful in Someone, Speak It

A few weeks ago I got to sit down and write a good, old fashioned letter to a friend. I poured my soul out and told her EXACTLY how much I loved her. I told her what I appreciated about her, what I admired in her and what her friendship meant to me. We don’t… Continue reading If You See Something Beautiful in Someone, Speak It