Are you AWARE?

Are you aware that human trafficking is the fastest growing crime? Are you aware that there are more slaves in the world today than at any other point in human history, with an estimated 27 million in bondage across the globe? Men, women, and children are being exploited for manual and sexual labor against their... Continue Reading →



"There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky: there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul." -Hugo from Les Miserables What are you doing to care for your soul?  Are you setting aside to fill your own tank before you pour yourself out to... Continue Reading →


It's been 4 years since I have begun this journey of thanks-giving.  One cold winter's day while perusing the books at Barnes and Noble, the cover of this book with a birds nest and two eggs inside stood out to me.  I had never heard of the author before nor did I truly have any... Continue Reading →

Muddle, Puddle, Fuddle…

...the only thing these words have in common is that they rhyme. I'll be honest, I actually had to google today's word prompt "muddle" because I wasn't really sure what it meant.  But now that I do, we are good to go! This past weekend, we had dinner with some dear friends at their house.... Continue Reading →


I don't know about you but when I ponder too long on the word "unknown," my palms start to get sweaty, I start having trouble breathing and I get a lump in my throat.  I can think of many times I have entered unknown territory whether it be moving 600 miles away from family and... Continue Reading →


"You are where you are for such a time as this -- not to make an impression, but to make a difference." -Ann Voskamp I've long loved the story of Esther and how God used an insignificant woman, with an unimpressive past, to change the course of history for her people.  My favorite passage from... Continue Reading →

“itty bitty shitty committee”

Now I can't take credit for this phrase, but when my husband said it to me recently, it's my new favorite "go-to" phrase.  Ready for it..."itty bitty shitty committee."  We all have one of these whether we call it that our not, but they exist inside our heads.  Some days this committee is easy to... Continue Reading →


"Clothes aren't going to change the world, the women who wear them will." -Anne Klein In less than two months, #Dressember will officially begin.  I have participated in this for the past two years and each year it renews my passion and desire to fight for the injustices of the world, specifically human trafficking.  During... Continue Reading →


There they are again..his clothes strewn about on his side of the closet while mine are nice and tidy on my side.  This isn't an uncommon scene in our closet and it's something we've disagreed about for years, since we both walked in to marriage with our own set of rules.  For him, clothes and... Continue Reading →

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