If you’ve been around me for any length of time, you know that I have a “word.” It’s my life word, my forever “one word” and IF I were to ever get a tattoo, it is probably the one word I would get tattooed somewhere on my body. And that word is BLOOM. However, tattoos … More If I were to get a tattoo…
I am coming off a high, a spiritual high that is, so bear with me. I just spent the weekend with over 100 women sitting under the teaching of some of the wisest women I know and worshipping alongside some dear, sweet friends. This past weekend my church hosted IF: Gathering a few weeks after … More Who is in your margin?
Honored to welcome my creative, feisty, Jesus-lovin’, gypsy soul mama to my blog space. When I decided to do a blog series on marriage, I knew that I wanted to share her with others and the wisdom she has imparted to me over the past 31 years. Obviously I am bias, but I think you will agree … More What I know NOW that I wish I had known THEN …the ramblings of an Empty Nester
*Last year on my wedding anniversary, I wrote a blog entitled “7 Things I’ve learned in 7 years of marriage.” This is the exact same blog but updated to include an extra point (to make it 8 points of course) and a slightly different title ;)* Tomorrow, my husband and I will celebrate eight years … More 8 Things I’ve Learned in 8 years of Marriage
I am so excited to have my first ever guest blogger here today! She is a dear friend of mine whom I have known for years. I asked her a while back if she would be willing to join me during my marriage blog series, “So what’s this about fairy tales??” She has one of … More Toothpaste in the sink
This past weekend, I did something that if you would have told me 4 years ago I would do someday, I would have called your bluff. Not only was I given the opportunity but I also willingly agreed to teach alongside my husband on the topic of change and growth as it pertains to marriage. … More Change and Growth
As I told you in the first blog, I am piggy-backing off of the marriage series at my church. This past Sunday our best friends, Trevor and Jenna preached together for the first time. I literally was beaming with pride as I watched those two “do their thang.” We go way back with these two, … More Vulnerability and “the One”
According to John Gottman author of The Seven Principles for making marriage work who is also world-renown for his work on marriage stability and divorce prediction says that “fondness and admiration are two of the most crucial elements in a rewarding and long-lasting romance.” Ok John, that is great, I hear you…fondness and admiration are … More Guarding the “WOAH”
I’ve decided to do a first ever blog series on…fairy tales?? Nope. I’ll give you a hint, it’s an eight letter word. If you guessed a blog series on marriage then you are correct, my friend. I am totally piggy-backing off my church‘s new sermon series that just started this past Sunday. A sermon series … More So what’s this about fairy tales??
Each year, I prayerfully choose a guiding word for the new year. And at the end of each year I like to reflect back on how that “one word” has fleshed itself out in my life. It’s neat to see how even though I chose the word, in all actuality that word chose me. Not … More cruciform