Finding Encouragement in Trying Times

This past week has been, well… quite a week.  For me, it’s been both stressful and eye-opening.

My entire life I’ve felt like I was the only conservative Christian girl, now young woman, among my peers.  As I’ve gotten older, this feeling has become more of a reality… and even more so over the past few months.  Thankfully, I’m not the only one who feels this way.

Today I came across a post on Woman to Woman Ministries Continue reading

Social Media Time-Out

I typically try to steer clear of talking about politics on my blog, because I really get no enjoyment from it, but I do have to say this…

I’m about ready to delete Facebook and Twitter because of all the fighting/political posts I see on my news feed.

The best answer would be to just delete/unfollow the people I’m seeing these posts from, and I have done that with quite a few, but there are some important people Continue reading

Wake Up Happy [book review]

My first book of the year was Wake Up Happy by Michael Strahan.  I got this for Christmas and I thought it’d be a good book to start the new year off with.

Wake Up Happy is part memoir and part self-help.  As Strahan talks about certain events in his life he mentions what he learned from the experience and how he has applied it to his life later on.  There are 18 Strahan Rules, which are essentially Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone!

I know a lot of people have been looking forward to the start of a new year for many different reasons.  I’m excited for a new set of goals, new challenges, and whatever else comes my way this year.  Even though I’m sure there will be storms I’ll go through this year, because we all do, I’m going to lean on God more and trust Him to give me strength to get through them.

I didn’t get to start the new year like I wanted to Continue reading