I’ve learned something huge about what it means to love one another this year, and I wish I could go back and teach it to my younger self. Over the last 12 months, I cannot even count how many times people supported my family and showed us actual, tangible love. We bought a house last … Continue reading Just Show Up: How to Love Your Neighbor
Laying awake at 4 am trying to grasp for straws. Social media is a whirlwind of people falling on either side of a debate that shouldn't be. There's been violence once again in our country. White cops, black civilians and vice versa. Just a short time ago, it was an Islamic man and homosexuals. In … Continue reading A White Girl from a Small Town
As you may have noticed, there was no "Goals for October 2015" post, because I didn't think "just getting by" sounded all that ambitious! Morning sickness is no joke, and quite frankly, nausea is the bane of my existence. I am emetophobic (I have a serious fear of vomiting), which is a very real thing … Continue reading October 2015
I've been mulling over this post for months. I've been arguing with myself. Is this the kind of post I want to write? Is this a message I want to come from my blog? Don't I want this to be an upbeat, encouraging place? Conviction runs strong, though. Although I'm not a confrontational person, I … Continue reading Please Judge Me: Love and Tolerance Cannot Coexist
Everywhere you turn, someone is getting offended about something, and I think it’s because we are a big bunch whiners. If I offend some people with this post, it’ll probably get more attention for the blog than my other, far more uplifting posts...I think people like being offended. It gives them something to clamor on … Continue reading I’m Offended!