When Life Gives You Lemons…and Limes and Oranges and Even a Few Rocks Too.

Eventually laughter turned to tears when I started crying and explaining that I was just exhausted and angry. I muttered the words “It’s supposed to be a new year, this was supposed to be the year of GOOD things”. Immediately, my mom piped up and stated “No Mam, do not say that! You can’t throw away a whole year because of a few hard weeks. It’s only January.”

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To The Girl Who Broke My Husband’s Heart

I hope you know you’re not my enemy. There might have been a time when I felt that way, but the truth is, I’m just another girl who has hurt and been hurt in the past.

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A Balancing Act-My Trouble With Love

Passion is a beautiful thing. It has driven people to do things that otherwise might not be possible or even considered. It has led to the bettering of humanity, communities, families, diseases, and so forth. It’s real and it can be so alive in a person’s soul that it inspires them to radically make a […]

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Why I Support Shopping on Black Friday

As odd as it might seem, this is why I choose to black Friday shop. Those things happened year round. With the added stress from corporate and with guests who are extra on edge because the majority of them are spending money they don’t have, black Friday is a stressful shift to work.

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The Prayer Gap in Our Marriage and What We are Doing to Improve It

I don’t know exactly when, but I do know at some point it got a lot harder to pray for my husband. When I really sit and think about it, I can identify a few reasons that I stopped praying for him. They may not be valid, but they are reality. These things stood in the way of me being intentional in my prayer life. These things made it easy to forget or simply to just choose not to do it.

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Five Reasons I Started Blogging and Why You Should Too

“What will happen when people see not just the good, but also the ugly side of life, the ugly side of me?” “What if I put something out there that I regret later and I can’t take it back?” “What if someone misunderstands something that I have said?” “What if someone takes something personal that was never directed at them?” “What if, what if, what if?”

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What if We Could Make as Big of an Impact as He Did?

He made some really dumb choices and did some really bad things to some really good people. I hate to even try and put into words the things that happened because I don’t think that there are words enough to describe the pain that is left behind. As time passes however, I am constantly shocked […]

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What We Can Learn From the Woman in Rose Colored Glasses

I wouldn’t be surprised if she has the new iPhone 6s in that hippy handbag of hers with a twitter account that has more followers than me. However, in this specific moment she has made the choice to truly BE in the experience.

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The Ones Who Still Matter

Over the years I have made many new “friends”.  Some of those friendships have lasted, some were short lived, and some I look back on and laugh as I realize it was never really much of a friendship.  As I have grown older, I have learned to cherish certain types of friendships.  I have at […]

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