Faith, Real Talk

My Faith is NOT Unwavering

My faith is NOT unwavering. There, I said it. Four years ago I was a full blown atheist who thought believers were either a) lying about believing or b) dumb as rocks. What does that have to do with my faith? ALOT. I was a non-believer for so long that I still have moments when… Continue reading My Faith is NOT Unwavering

Motherhood, Real Talk

That Stay at Home Mom IS Judging You: Here’s Why

Do you ever feel like moms on the “other side” are judging you? The breastfeeding moms? The working moms? Do you ever feel like that article they shared was a subtle jab at you? Well, I’m going to be REALLY honest with you: They ARE judging you and it WAS a jab. Do you know… Continue reading That Stay at Home Mom IS Judging You: Here’s Why

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Social Media Doesn’t Always Suck: How to Use Social Media to Do God’s Work

Here’s the deal: I have a love/hate relationship with social media. You guys know this! We've chatted before about my Facebook addiction! Honestly, when I say love/hate, I mostly just mean hate. Not today, though. Today, I love it. Today I am reminded that what matters isn’t the THING it’s what we DO with the… Continue reading Social Media Doesn’t Always Suck: How to Use Social Media to Do God’s Work

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How to Kick Self Conscious Feelings to the Curb AND Serve Your Neighbor AT THE SAME TIME!

I don’t love this picture of me. Immediately all the things I don’t like about myself jump out at me. It’s the EXACT same thing that happens when I go some place that brings out my inner 13 year old. Do you know what I’m talking about? Those places where you feel all the eyes staring… Continue reading How to Kick Self Conscious Feelings to the Curb AND Serve Your Neighbor AT THE SAME TIME!

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Why You Need a Village & How to Build One

It is absolutely true that when we allow our mess to show, we invite other people to show THEIR mess. When people are walking around mess front center, BOOM! A village is born. In the village, you can shove aside the surface talk and get to the good stuff—the meat. The meat is where I… Continue reading Why You Need a Village & How to Build One