I am a writer.

I am a writer.

My parents can attest to the fact that I loved to read before I even knew how. But once I learned, writing quickly followed.

Becoming a published author has been a dream since childhood.

But, for one reason or another, I’ve never considered myself a writer. Until now.

30 Experiences Before Turning 30

30 Experiences Before Turning 30

I want to live a life well lived. Most people do. Yet, all too often, it can become easy to get caught up in the requirements of day-to-day living. And what we need to do typically trumps the things we desire to do.

Life is bound to happen, but I’ve learned that if I’m not intentional about planning in time to do what fills me up, it all to easily gets pushed to the wayside.

Choosing Grace Over Guilt

Choosing Grace Over Guilt

I caught a cold and with it all of my rhythms, routines, and to-dos feel to the wayside. I was left feeling discouraged after starting to feel better only to be knocked back down the next day. But this mantra kept playing in my head: grace over guilt.

Making Mornings Meaningful

Making Mornings Meaningful

Do you have a morning routine? Over the course of a few months, I set out to make my days more meaningful by doing what mattered most to me first thing. It led to a morning routine I love and look forward to. It’s rarely done perfectly, but no matter how many things I manage to accomplish each day, I feel good knowing I start my day with intention.

2018: The Year of Gratitude

2018: The Year of Gratitude

What. A. Year. 2018. Has. Been.

There is no hiding the fact that this year held its challenges, but I truly believe 2018 was our best year yet.

Why? Because those challenges led to significant growth – in faith, marriage, health, and beyond. For that, I am forever grateful for 2018.