When Life Leaves You Feeling Like a Misfit

My daughter has become a big advocate for kids that are mistreated by other kids. Of course, I am so proud of her because I have always had a huge heart for the “misfits”. I have zero tolerance for bullies, and I have never understood why kids let other kids eat alone, play alone, or […]

Don’t Judge Yourself

Have you ever judged yourself and compared yourself to other and their accomplishments? I have and still do. In fact, some days I compare my blogs to other blogs, I compare my house, my car, my accomplishments, my marriage, my kids, my body, my clothes, and my life! Oh, I shout STOP!!!! Change that thought!!! […]

5 Marriage Myths Busted!

They marry someone based on feelings of physical attraction or because of a ticking “marriage clock”, having no idea of the self-sacrifice and determination it takes to make a marriage work. I believe there are five persistent marriage myths that set young couples off on the wrong track. Here they are: Marriage Myths Busted 1. […]

I Do! But How Did I Do It? Confessions of a Bride on a Budget

When I first got engaged I was thrilled – the man of my dreams (hilarious, hard-working, soft-hearted, God fearing, wonderful all-around) wanted to spend his entire life with ME! We had been dating for 2 years at that point, and I was so ready to say, “I Do!” I immediately got into planning mode and […]

Your Unfailing Love// Psalm 6

This is the cry of my heart, perhaps to give you some hope and some joy. Lately, I have been struggling with sadness, some days it’s hard to keep myself together. I like to cry, and sometimes I guess I am searching for pity. I do not know how to control these things when they […]