For quite some time now, I've been asking God to reveal another place in my life that I need to work on. I went through a few years where it just seemed like BAM! BAM! BAM! Over and over and over, one after the other, God was pointing out my shortcomings and teaching me how … Continue reading The Golden Calf Of Our Generation
I don't know about you, but chocolate chip cookies are my thing. I can't resist them. Even if they are a little too done, a little too flat, or a little too gooey (is there such a thing?)... I have to have at least two. Every time. Depending on my mood, I usually want some … Continue reading 5 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
I've always assumed that breastfeeding is just easier than formula. And to be fair, for the most part, it is! You always have a "bottle" ready to go, whether you are home or not. You don't have to pack any extra supplies.... worst case scenario, you can just pop a boob out and feed your … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned When I Switched From Breastfeeding To Formula
I absolutely love Mexican food. I'm always down to go to a Mexican restaurant of any sort, and we make it here at home at least once a week. When I was growing up, my mom and I would sometimes get out a can of refried beans and microwave it. Then we mixed in sour … Continue reading Quick & Easy Bean Dip
There is nothing better than the seasons changing. With each new beginning, something inside my spirit feels HOPE. I'm captured by the unique beauty and the emotions that each one brings to the soul. I can't help but think that God wants us to learn from the changing of the seasons. There is a time … Continue reading New Seasons
40-50% of first marriages end in divorce. That seems like an awfully large percentage to me. My question is why?
What are we looking for in marriage as a culture that apparently isn’t being satisfied? Why are our expectations not being met?
First of all, I think our idea of love has been skewed. We are told that “love is love is love”… meaning, if you feel it, it must be right. That leads us to the implication that love = feelings. If love = feelings, what happens when those feelings go away? And believe me, they do. What then?
I also believe that our culture thinks of marriage, relationships, & love as something you do to make yourself happy. If that is your mindset going into a relationship of any kind, you are going to cause yourself a great deal of disappointment. All relationships… whether they be with…
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Prenatal Yoga. I've always been a yoga junkie, so naturally, I immediately googled pregnancy yoga the second I saw that pink plus sign. I'm so glad I devoted time to yoga. Working out was not an option for me while pregnant, but yoga was just perfect. It helped with my sciatic pain, swelling, pelvic pain … Continue reading 5 Things That Got Me Through My Pregnancy