One of my favorite things about Jesus is His attention to detail. I love animals so much because it amazes me how God made so many different kinds, and yet still managed to give each individual one has its own personality and preferences too. Whoa!! I also love plants and flowers because each one is … Continue reading love that listens
So, I have this tendency to completely avoid anything that hurts my feelings or makes me upset. Ask any of my longtime friends... conflict is only a pain I endure if I love you deep enough to put my hatred of confrontation temporarily behind me, and a lot of times it looks like me saying, … Continue reading sun and shield
Lately, life has been a lil less than spectacular. I've been working six to seven days each week and barely sleeping because my air conditioning was out for over three weeks. Ya know what happens when I run on fumes? Tears. And ya know what happens when my usually-cool home becomes a sauna? Gnats in … Continue reading JOY JOY JOY!!!!
So, I'm convinced I have the world's cutest betta fish. His name is Finley and he's genuinely the most beautiful and lovable lil creature. And I do, in fact, love him very, very much. Every morning I wake up alone. I wash my face, brush my teeth, put my contacts in, and head to the … Continue reading on fish and singleness
Lately, my heart has been in constant panic. Every second of every day, there's chaos in what used to be the quiet spaces of my soul. My very being is frantic, my brain incapable of turning off the worry and fear that reside in (what used to be) even the most peaceful of corners. It's … Continue reading now and forevermore
So, I'm starting to learn to admit that I'm a hopeless romantic. I've always been "above" it... I mean, really, who needs rom coms or cheesy love songs? Not me. Never me. Except my heart melts at the thought of getting flowers... at someone knowing me enough to know exactly which concoction of blooms makes … Continue reading enthralled
One of my very favorite passages in the Bible is Psalm 139. This is where that verse is found... ya know the one stitched onto every throw pillow ever made? "For I am fearfully and wonderfully made." It's one that we all cling to when we need to remember that who we are isn't an … Continue reading uproot