Archive of ‘My Journey’ category

CULTIVATING A SPIRIT OF JOY | AND, FINDING HER “APPY”

“This girl is just so happy,” I said to my husband, laughing. Our smiling, bouncing toddler turned and looked me square in the eye with her cheeky, toothy grin and squealed, “Appeee! Appeee!” Joey and I looked at each other, mouths dropped. “Did she just say happy?” he asked. Upon hearing her new word, specifically, […]

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BELLE’S BASH|AND, REFLECTING ON 2017

KICKING MY BUTT I’m a bit ashamed of myself that it has taken me over 2 months to write about the amazing event that happened in our lives on Oct. 21st. The truth is, life has been absolutely kicking my butt over the last few months. I really mean that in the best possible way. […]

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What Just Happened? | And, Laying Down My Control

WHAT JUST HAPPENED? I’m still processing the events of the last three weeks. Still trying to find meaning in it all. Still trying to see the beauty in ashes, because I’ve learned it always exists. The short of what happened with Anabelle a few weeks ago is that after a seemingly normal day, I started […]

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I HAVE A SECRET | MY JOURNEY

I HAVE A SECRET | MY JOURNEY Hi Everyone! Time to get real and a little post from my heart tonight. I assure you I had no intentions of “going here” or posting this tonight, but God laid it on my heart so here goes. As I was scrolling through Facebook tonight, my heart was […]

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TAKING THE LEAP | MY JOURNEY

TAKING THE LEAP A lot has changed in my life over the last year. After having my son (a first child just about changes EVERYTHING about life), last September, I had a chance to stay home with him for a year. It was truly the most amazing experience of my life filled with sleeping in, […]

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