One year from now, I want to be able to look back on 2019 with a sense of satisfaction, joy, and fulfillment. That sounds like a vague answer, but truthfully, I think it’s just as simple as that...
A few days ago, I wrote about some truly magical Christmas memories from my childhood. In that post I shared that, to me, Christmas means family. In fact, every childhood memory that I hold in my heart centers around family, because in my upbringing, family was immensely important and fiercely cherished.
Each day this month I will be answering one question from these December Journal Prompts. Day 24: Summarize Philippians 2:5-11 in your own words and how it makes you feel. MY SUMMARY Lots of people give the advice, “just be yourself.” The problem with this advice is that it leans on the deceptive hearts and wavering … Continue reading A Better Way: My Personal Summary of Philippians 2:5-11
There are a lot of ways I could answer this question. I could talk about how God has richly blessed us with a healthy baby girl, or how He provided for us financially this year while I was on maternity leave. I could talk about...
This is a timely reminder to me that Philippians 1:6 is truly in progress in my life. Sometimes I think we can become so focused on our shortcomings and flaws that we forget about this promise.
There are a lot of times when I question and doubt whether or not I have heard from God. But then there are also times when I feel certain. Every once in a while, God speaks to my heart in just such a way that I can’t deny the divine nature of the message.
Time. We all have the same amount of it, but for some reason, none of us ever seem to have enough of it. We always want more. More time to spend with our families. More time to get our work done. More time to relax. Time is an interesting commodity in that sense. On one … Continue reading 3 Ways to Maximize Your Time’s Potential
Life is like that, isn’t it? You take your eyes off one area of your life to focus on another for a season, and suddenly you come back to find weeds growing up where they don't belong. Even when you’re focused on good things, those pesky seeds that you didn’t notice blowing in on the breeze can still begin to take root when you’re not paying attention.
It’s Day 4 of “100 Days to Brave”, and I am loving the journey so far. It’s given me so much to think about in these first few days, and I’m constantly being reminded that I am already so much braver than I ever give myself credit for. The thing is that brave is around … Continue reading When You See Brave, Say So! (Kelsey’s Story)
Today, a friend and I are starting a journey through a book called 100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs. Every day we will read an excerpt that is designed to help us unlock our “most courageous selves.” I’m excited! And I’m hopeful. But I am also a little bit nervous! Choosing to be … Continue reading 100 Days to Brave: Day 1