the real meaning of ‘carpe diem’

I write lists. I make check boxes. I schedule. I watch the clock. I squeeze every moment. I fill the day. And I look up at the end.  What have I done?  I am tired and dry.  My brain hurts.  My mind in knots.  I am useless by the time the sun sets.  I’ve filled […]

the keeper

I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber…  Psalm 121:1-2    Sometimes I wonder where God is.  Those dry seasons come.  You know the ones: the dark, scary seasons.  The […]

called to walk on water

We’ve all been there.  I have. Maybe you stand at the brink of the ocean now.  And you hear Jesus calling out to you.  Calling your name.  Beckoning you to trust Him.  To walk on the water. Whatever it is that you may be facing, have courage.  You are His.  And He is yours. Be blessed […]

bullet proof coffee recipe

Those that know me know that I love coffee. When I heard about this crazy phenomenon of ‘bullet proof coffee’ that burns fat and gives you more energy, I was intrigued!  But when I looked at the recipe, I was very, very skeptical.  Oil and butter in my coffee?!  What?!  Gross!  …right?   But when […]

reminder for the hard days

A reminder for the days you feel like you aren’t worth anything. For the days you feel like you are drowning in your own mistakes. For the days you wonder if you’ll make it through. If you are even worth the air you breathe. You are more, beloved girl. Let the words of this song […]

stop trying {to be the good girl}

We are taught to be good from childhood. So we strive to always be obedient.  Always do the ‘right’ thing. Always be nice.  Always be kind.  Be patient.  Be loyal.  Be honest… And we try.  We try to hold it all together.  We smile and grit our teeth when we get upset.  We keep it […]