Yesterday we got some unexpected news from a friend that brought me to my knees.
I have experienced loss and frustration and pain, but never this close, this invasive. And let me tell you: the enemy picked the wrong people to mess with. We’re going to battle and he won’t win this one. We won’t give him the satisfaction.
Continue reading “Even When It Hurts”
I’ve felt it coming on for a while. The exhaustion. The burnout. The sinking, drowning feeling I can’t quite escape. I come up for gulps of air, gasping for breath. I know these patterns aren’t good for me. I know I need to reset, let go, set things aside. Continue reading “Sinking Deep”
Happy 2016, friends.
This new year is certainly a season of change in many areas of my life. It’s the end of our first semester at MHS, the beginning of a new semester of grad school, and so much more. All of this is exciting and overwhelming in a great way.
Continue reading “Renew.”
Here is a look back at our year in reflection and gratitude for all the ways God has blessed us in 2015. (Just ignore the fact that I haven’t posted here since September…) We are still in awe of the many blessings of 2015 and can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store. Continue reading “Our Top 8 in 2015”
I don’t have words to describe the craziness of my days over the past three weeks. I feel like I need to just have “School is back, y’all” stamped on my forehead so people who pass me in the store will understand and have less judgmental glances when they see my out-of-control hair, rumpled clothes (despite my ironing nine hours earlier), and crazy, slightly glazed-over look.
Continue reading “The Back-to-School Grind”
It is 12:05 in the morning on August 8, 2015. It is officially the 365th day of our marriage. Tomorrow will be our one year anniversary. Continue reading “Day 365.”
In a previous “Fab Five” post, I discussed items on my wish list, which was really popular, so I thought I would make it into its own “thing.” Most of these are accumulating in my wish list right now since grad school monopolizes so much time, but I can’t help but “window shop” a little online. I don’t trust myself to do the same in real stores– it gets me in trouble (especially in Target). After looking at my list, I realized that many items are books, so I figured I’d group them together for this edition of “I Spy.”
Continue reading “I Spy: Book Edition”