Tagged with faith

struck down, but not destroyed.

Way back when this blog started in 2011, my beloved “Granddaddy” had just begun a heart-wrenching decline in health, and by God’s grace and provision, I had this platform as an outlet to constantly ask myself what He was doing through the pain and confusion. Post after post after post, with every hurdle that came … Continue reading

tired eyes.

Let’s just get straight to it: I am tired, you guys. I know, I know: I’m preaching to the choir. I’m sure the vast majority of you reading this are tired too. As many of you are aware from my last post, I just returned to work from maternity leave — that said, my mind, … Continue reading

greater still.

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone …I normally don’t like kicking off my blog posts with words from someone else, but when I thought about the sentiment behind this one, this quote continued to … Continue reading

the good ol’ days.

Hi there, Happy New Year! I hope 2019 is off to a great start for all of you; normally a new year really strikes me as a prime opportunity to reset and lay out a few intentional goals and challenges for the year to come. It sounds silly, especially when January 1 brings about countless … Continue reading

then came harper.

Exactly one month ago today, I was sitting in the hospital, staring at this precious little girl in the bassinet beside me who had come into our lives in the middle of the night. For as much as I had tried to picture what our daughter would look like, nothing could have prepared me to … Continue reading

calling me home.

Happy October, friends! I am currently sitting here indulging in all of the fall treats as a coping mechanism for being 40 weeks + 1 day pregnant, with no baby to show for it just yet. HOWEVER, I do have to say that I’m so excited for this little nugget that she gets to have … Continue reading

what we ask.

Happy July, y’all! While the summer always flies by for me, I am seriously wishing for time to slow down as we prepare for the BIG (and wonderful, albeit scary) life change that is to come in September. How are we only two months away from meeting our little girl?! I am nervous and amazed … Continue reading

our marriage turns two.

HELLO from my favorite place on earth: the beach! We are celebrating yet another anniversary with the sand and the ocean right in front of us, and I am just so grateful and happy about it. And what a blessing it is to say that we are celebrating our second anniversary – TIME. FLIES. I … Continue reading

to my baby girl.

I wish there were words to adequately kick off this blog post, I really do… because typically, you want your writing to start off with a calm lead-up, a gentle opening that carries your beloved readers easily into the crux of what you want to say. But here, in this moment: WE ARE HAVING A … Continue reading

more than perfect.

Okay friends, let’s be real: who is already burnt out on New Year’s resolutions? It amazes me just how quickly the excitement of a new year can wear off, but I have to say that I’ve been pleasantly surprised this time around at how much the refreshing feeling of a new year has stuck with … Continue reading