True Sisterhood

You’ve heard the story of Mary & Martha, right? You know, in the Bible where the two sisters invite Jesus into their home? Like any good hostess would, one of them hurries to prepare a meal for Jesus. Martha spends time in the kitchen getting things together so that she can be a good host. […]

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Father God, Papa Eagle

This picture is from when I was in third grade. I was in love with wearing tassels that year, & I remember picking out this outfit purposefully for this picture. I don’t have a lot of vivid memories from when I was younger, but one that I do have is standing at the back of the line […]

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2016 IS OVER!

Breathe a sigh of relief! I spent most of 2016 going through some major growing pains. For me, it was a year of self-assessment, reconnection with God, & honestly, some major soul searching. 2016 was the year when God finally got my attention. He finally has my whole heart, & He used this past year to […]

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EMBRACING MY IDENTITY

Something you may or may not know about me, is that I’m a major extrovert. I have always really loved to be around people, and have always strived to be very inclusive in every realm of my life. I want everyone to feel like they are taken care of, that they fit in, and to […]

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SACRIFICIAL LOVE.

Several years ago, I had a very real dream. I was married to a quadriplegic, and I took care of this man in a wheelchair every day. I got him out of bed, I fed him meals, I dressed him, helped him use the bathroom, took him shopping, drove him to work, etc. And in […]

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WORTHY OF LOVE.

I spent 29 years of my life trying to fit in. I can’t rationally tell you why. I come from a loving family with parents who are still together and who encouraged each of my dreams growing up, even the ones I was terrible at. They rarely missed a choir concert or a swim meet, […]

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MY PEACEFUL PLACE

Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. -Matthew 11:28 • I have always loved the water. When I was in elementary school, my family lived in a small town in southern Virginia. The Blue Ridge mountains were practically our backyard; the dentist office just down the street, and […]

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