Celebrate 40 // Day 11

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…

Connection

We all need friendship and connection. For many, it is not easy to make new friends later in life (like… past middle school!), but friendship is vital and life-giving, and it is SO worth the risk of putting ourselves out there. Enjoy this excerpt from a great book entitled Craving Connection. Maybe you need this…

Joy & sadness

Today was one of those days when joy and sadness crash into each other, and create a place of softening and empathy and connection. A family friend’s Celebration of Life(funeral) was this morning & will be one remembered for a long time; a friend lost her father after an eight month battle with cancer; one…

REPOST: Don’t let the moment pass

The fact that I have been at this blog thing for seven months consistently is incredible! The fact that I have enough posts to start including reposts is incredible as well. With all that has been going on in my life, and having a wonderful group of friends and family who have “shown up” for…