4 Helpful Strategies for Building Self-Awareness

I have been in weekly counseling for more than a year now, and I have to say, it's helped me become a WHOLE lot more self-aware than I ever was before.

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31 Things To Do in the Next 31 Days

A dear friend challenged me to make a list of things I wanted to do in the next month as a way of fighting my way through the fog and having some fun things to look forward to, and we wanted to share the fun with all of you!

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5 Fun Foodie Things to Try This Summer

Summer is such an exciting time for food-- everything is fresh and vibrant and flavorful, and I'm so inspired by all the bounty at the markets!

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How to Memorize Scripture (Tips and Tricks!)

I was inspired recently to be more intentional with memorizing Scripture, something I really haven't attempted seriously since childhood. Here are all the best suggestions I received for how to make it happen!

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Book by Book: My May 2018 Reads

I never know how birthday month will go when it comes to reading-- it always feels like the month flies by and is full of fun activities, but I'm glad I was able to crush my 12 book goal this May after all!

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A Pep Talk for the Hard Days

I'm not here to get loud and shout cheers and try to amp you up about life. This isn't a pep talk full of platitudes and cliches. I'm not trying to be phony or fluff you up with falsehoods. I'm just here to keep it real.

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The Books I Loved Because of Their Covers

We all know by now that we definitely judge books by their covers. We just do. A good book cover design can honestly make or break our reading experience and I wanted to celebrate some of my recent favorites today.

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When You Realize Loving People Hurts

It was in January that he said those words to me from his blue chair across the room to the left corner of the couch where I sat week after week. I knew he was right, but I didn't like it.

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