Rather than pausing and waiting patiently, we are tempted to act hastily when we are overwhelmed, disappointed, frustrated, or confused. There is a great value in pausing and inviting God into a situation before deciding what the best approach for a given situation is. Today's Jesus Calling is a breath of fresh air. The reflection … Continue reading Overwhelmed – Romans 8:31
Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless.Ecclesiastes 5:10 In the past few weeks I've dedicated more time to myself and as a result, I've written less. I've picked up a few habits that are reshaping my way of thinking. I've started coupon clipping- … Continue reading Saving $ – Coupon Fun
The success of marriage comes not in finding the “right” person, but in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they inevitably realize they married.-John Fischer "You may now kiss the bride" is followed by, "and they lived happily ever after," right? I've heard countless times that relationships change after the … Continue reading Crossing Over- Married Life
I’m back! We are officially a Mr. and Mrs. I feel AMAZING - happy - energized - filled with peace and excitement as we continue on this journey of life as husband and wife. I've decided to share my emotional breakdown leading up to our wedding in hopes that one day someone facing a similar … Continue reading Echo Faith & Love
Who am I? Three words asking one seemingly simple question. Fear of judgment causes us to hold back or the need of acceptance pushes us to exaggerate our responses. We wear masks to survive and risk forgetting who we truly are instead of being true to ourselves and honest about our situations. There’s a stigma … Continue reading Masquerade
I've heard this and said this countless times, "let's agree to disagree." In all honesty, it’s easier said than done, especially when the stakes of the argument are high. What if the disagreement is regarding an injustice, agree to disagree - and pretend everything is ok? I don't think so! Our approach to our differences … Continue reading Agree to Disagree – Who Am I Kidding?
Who is better at making decisions, me or God? The battle is ongoing, I take a little from the worldly advice, and try to balance it with my faith-based advice. I say, “Jesus take the wheel,” but insert many BUTs or recommendations along the way when I’m called to surrender and accept. God willing, … Continue reading Decision Making Dilemma