Hard Does Not Equal Bad

Earlier this week I heard a couple speak at a fundraising luncheon for work. The wife, Rachel, said something that my weary and tired heart needed to hear. “Hard does not equal bad. Hard just equals hard.” Life right now is hard and intense. It is not bad, just hard. As I think about the […]

I finally saw Frozen!

For many of my friends who have kids, specifically girls, the fact that I finally saw Frozen on Christmas day is probably blowing their minds right now. I was blessed with the DVD as a gift earlier that morning and decided to spend the evening watching the movie with my mom. We both thoroughly enjoyed […]


Over the last month I have taken a blogging break. To say I was a little overwhelmed would be an understatement. During my blogging break I took time to read many of my friend’s writing to be encouraged and refreshed. I wanted to share one of the posts I read recently that was encouraging and […]

Stress Points

Do you ever feel like you are drowning in a sea of stress and you just can’t climb to the top long enough to catch your breath? The stress of life has hit harder than ever before and I can honestly say that some days I want to give up. I want to throw my […]

Beyond Waiting

A few weeks ago, I connected with Rebekah Snyder via Facebook. She has written a book called Beyond Waiting. Rebekah is a young adult that has learned to go beyond waiting for the “perfect” (read “right”) guy to come along and sweep her off her feet. A self described “family girl, and homebody”, Rebekah now […]