God Made Us Too

How come I praise God’s magnificent artwork in the sky’s clouds, sunsets, and sunrises, yet look in the mirror and am disappointed, as if God didn’t make me too? How come I marvel at God’s wonderful creations, but fail to see the beauty in my own reflection? Continue reading “God Made Us Too”

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Mindfully Living

More recently, I have been trying to live more mindfully and intentionally. I had always been that crazy, busy girl who had her mind on a million things at once, took care of everything, kept up in school, and was always the one people counted on to help them “fix” their own life’s issues and drama. Throughout all of this, I was told I am capable of handling it all and able to do it all simultaneously, and therefore I felt responsible for taking care of everything – doing it all. But the thing is, I wasn’t capable of carrying it all – taking care of everyone’s requests all the time. I couldn’t “fix” everyone else’s lives when my own life needed fixing. I was getting warn out by all the expectations. I felt used up by all my efforts. I was stretched so thin, I was ready to break. I went to bed exhausted and woke up exhausted. Something needed to change.

That is when I decided to start living out each day more purposefully and mindfully, and it changed everything. Continue reading “Mindfully Living”

Adventure Is A Mindset

What do you imagine when you think of the word adventure?

Chances are you imagine something like I do… rocky hiking trails that lead to bluffs covered in trees overlooking everything. But how would you react if I said I thought of running errands when I imagined adventure Continue reading “Adventure Is A Mindset”