Create space

Grit and Virtue inspires me every day, and this message as we enter into the holiday season is so vital to our well-being. Check out the wealth of encouragement and advice on their website at https://gritandvirtue.com/magazine/ – you might even find an article by yours truly. Take heed of this advice… Silent solitude makes true…

Solitude

When was the last time you checked your standards? We are more apt to do hours of research to choose a quality eating establishment or Airbnb than to set boundaries for those who text us, who take us on dates, who we easily give our time. Have you taken time to look at the standard…

Youer than you

You know those freckles, the shape of your nose, the way that one section of hair is wild and free, the snort that comes out every time you laugh? You may find this characteristic annoying but… Why not change the narrative? Take a moment to find something about your quirk that is positive. Stretch yourself…

Season

What season are you in? I am definitely in a season of becoming, and have been for a few years now. It’s been a difficult, exhilarating and profound time – a lot of the time, all at once. Some would use the term metamorphosis for this season of becoming. Metamorphosis: noun, a change of the…

Breeze

As I stand outside my home this morning, I am taking this moment to praise for the FINALLY gorgeous cool fall breeze in Florida! I want to stand here all day; eyes closed, breeze brushing past and the sounds of birds and soft highway white noise a few miles away. I am thankful in this…

Walk away

… take on an entirely new way of life—a God-fashioned life, a life renewed from the inside and working itself into your conduct as God accurately reproduces his character in you. Ephesians 4:20 MSG Sometimes we simply need to stand up, brush ourselves off and leave it all behind. Whatever is holding you back from…

Celebrate 40 // Day 23

In 25 days, I celebrate the beginning of my fourth decade on this planet & all that God has in store for me. For each day heading towards my birthday, I thought I would write a wish or desire for my forties. I have thoroughly enjoyed my thirties and I know God has even more…

Celebrate 40 // Day 22

In 25 days, I celebrate the beginning of my fourth decade on this planet & all that God has in store for me. For each day heading towards my birthday, I thought I would write a wish or desire for my forties. I have thoroughly enjoyed my thirties and I know God has even more…

Celebrate 40 // Day 20

In 25 days, I celebrate the beginning of my fourth decade on this planet & all that God has in store for me. For each day heading towards my birthday, I thought I would write a wish or desire for my forties. I have thoroughly enjoyed my thirties and I know God has even more…