If you're reading this, it's because I'm not dead. Although my social media absence has probably made some of you wonder - which is the point of this blog post, mostly. Truth be told, I have felt like a total fraud... I have spent a good majority of this year preaching freedom. Fighting the good … Continue reading The Realest I Ever Wrote
Do you ever have one of those days (or seasons) where you keep getting hit with one low blow after another. Maybe the blows are trivial annoyances; like dropping your freshly made iced coffee on the concrete the moment you step outside. Or maybe they're a full on heartbreak that leaves you completely wrecked emotionally, … Continue reading I’d Walk Through Hell For You: Truth For When You’re In The Struggle
I love getting to write these weekly posts. I honestly feel like I am talking to a close gal pal, encouraging her heart and getting to speak life over areas of darkness. Thank you for being a part of Carry The Fire and for listening to what God puts on my heart to share weekly. … Continue reading God Has a Plan & Fear Ain’t It: Part Two
On Wednesday, I shared an Instagram post about Fear (btw, Fear, if you're reading...we're still broken up) and I received so much love and encouragement from my gal pals in the Carry The Fire community. I also received several confirmations that I wasn't the only one who struggled with Fear and the 'What Ifs'. After … Continue reading God Has a Plan & Fear Ain’t It!
In my last post about what my marriage has taught me, I mentioned that prior to getting married I struggled with "Praying constantly" as Paul instructs in 1 Thessalonians 5. What I found out through that post and your responses is that I am not alone in that struggle! This got me thinking about why … Continue reading Let Us Pray! Constantly
On Monday, Rich and I celebrated two whole years of marriage (insert applause). In the GRAND scheme of things, two years isn't a huge feat but in the madness of every day life and our current culture, two years is basically like an eternity. So yay for us! Speaking of every day life... One of … Continue reading 5 Things Actual Marriage Has Taught Me
Very recently I learned a hard lesson about grace. I wish I could say that I was the one on the giving end of this one, but truthfully, I wasn't. And even more truthfully, it hurt my ego and knocked me off my metaphorical tush. You're probably thinking "what the heck is she talking about … Continue reading Be Gracious, for Grace Sake