The Realness of Perfectionism

Lets be honest, perfectionism is a blessing and a curse. It has helped get me into college, a nursing career, and determined in many other things. But it has also brought me a lot of frustration, tears, and myself. It's hard to find balance when your mind keeps whispering to you that you can't... Continue Reading →

You are a Warrior.

Attacks can come from from any angle. They can manifest in the sneakiest of ways and come up against up without even noticing until we are taken under. This is why we always need to be ready. Ever had a day that was going so great? Full of energy, you're looking good, just want to... Continue Reading →

Learning to Be Still

This morning I drove to the grocery store and as I pulled into my parking spot I looked up at the car in front of me. The license plate read "PEP." Normally I just smile when I see that. For those of you who don't know, that is what I call my dear grandfather who... Continue Reading →

YOU are Beautiful

How easy it is to forget the beauty of oneself. How easy it is to check social media or see a beautiful woman/man walking down the street and automatically, without even realizing it, you talk down to yourself.  Thinking, "why don't I look like that"or "I wish my ___ looked like his/hers." How sad it... Continue Reading →

Feeling the Joy Yet?

Joy sounds so simple doesn't it?  The sun is shining bright through the window, your dog wakes you up with a big lick on the face, your significant other surprises you...that's joy right? No, that's happiness. Joy is deeper, joy is much more rare. Joy is a blessing taken for granted by many. Joy is... Continue Reading →

Healing a hurting heart

The path to healing a hurting heart... 1.Know that suffering will happen I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 As much as we wish it didn't, this life involves suffering.  It involves pain and heart break- and sometimes it can be... Continue Reading →

Comfort and Peace ♥

For you Pep- I don't know why God decided to take you from the world at this time.  And He knows I will miss you like crazy, but I trust that you are where you need to be.  I hope you know that you never failed to make me smile.  Your heart was pure gold... Continue Reading →

Feeling the Pressure?

When the weight of the world sits on our shoulders it doesn't feel too good. We feel the pressure of work, school, our family, the expectations of society.  Sometimes our mind is just clouded of all those things and it can get hard to see what's important.  How do we handle that? We can try to avoid... Continue Reading →


In a world when things go wrong every day, it can be hard to see the good in it all.  It might be as small as missing an appointment, to as big as getting bad news. How can we focus on all the positive things when little things get in the way..or when big things... Continue Reading →

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