Olivia knows she is a little princess. She is confident in who she is. She knows she is loved, and she would wear her favorite princess dress everyday if she could. I am pretty different in that confidence department, and that is what I am sharing about on my new post for Candidly Christian this … Continue reading 5 Unconditional Truths About Our Identity
If you ever want to feel like a fraud, write a blog. Seriously. More times than not, I feel inadequate in the things that I share because so many times I feel my faith and trust in Jesus isn't strong enough to put out there for the world wide web to read. And if you want to feel like a bigger fraud, change your blog's domain name to your own name. But that is what I did. I have been thinking about it for about 6-8 months now, but felt it was prideful. However once I started having major problems with my site, I decided to switch blog platforms again, which would mean designing a whole new site, and with that I decided to change the name of my blog again to a name that will never change. But there is another name that is unchanging...
I needed a new photo. I had changed my hair color since we last took blog photos, and I wanted a photo that currently looked like me. The photo was for a bio for an online conference I am participating in and it was important to me that my bio photo look like the person … Continue reading The Best Kind Of Fashion
I had just moved into a new apartment. It was right at that time that I began to have dreams of a man being in my apartment when I was not there. He was never nice, sometimes he would be sitting on my bed, and other times he would be sitting on my couch. The dreams were a bit unnerving. As the weeks and months went on strange things began to happen. My dog would bark at seemingly nothing. When I got home my television and lights would randomly be on. My kitchenware began to disappear, along with my favorite blanket and candles.
It was any other morning with my friend at the playground. Our kids were playing, and we were chatting. She was telling me that she has a long night ahead of her as she was going to do outreach in New York City that night. She was going to be doing strip club outreach … Continue reading The Broken Bride
It was a moment I had dreamed about but I could never dream that the moment was as amazing as it was. I was in a room full of women, and the room was filled with an unspeakable joy. It was a joy that you could almost touch if touching joy was possible. Over 12 … Continue reading When Joy Is Carried
When Charlie and I go for walks I try to have it that he walks closely with me, but sometimes he will just take off walking (sometimes running) ahead of me. I wonder where he would go if I would just let him. Would he go to Stew Leonard? Or his friends house down the … Continue reading The Lost and The Life
"You better hope you and Mike never have children". That is something that was said to me about two months before I got pregnant with Charlie. Those are words that someone who is hoping to get pregnant never should hear right before getting pregnant. That was a phrase similar to a lot of lies that … Continue reading Who You Are
So you know those nightmares you have before you get married, or have a baby, or start a new job? You know the one where your wedding dress falls off, or your maid of honor falls into the cake? Or the one where you baby comes out an alien, of a ferocious sea creature!? Well … Continue reading But Who Am I?
Have you every looked at someone as a "spiritual giant"? As the Grant Applicant and Recipient Liaison at MedSend, I have the pleasure of reading the applications of aspiring medical missionaries, and newsletters and annual reports from our recipients that come in as part of my job. As I sit at my desk reading, I … Continue reading Spiritual Giants/Moving Mountains