Happy Thanksgiving: a Moment of Truth

BLESSINGS ©  The sound of rain soothes my soul as it patters against the gutters. The warmth upon my throat as I sip some lovely coffee calms me in the midst of my thoughts. The taste of pumpkin bread confirms the promise of  rainy fall days, consisting of oversized sweatshirts, soft music, school work, and…

Happy Sunday!

© I am feeling so blessed and loved this year! However, I have been super busy and overwhelmed with so many different elements of life being thrown my way. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” is a great reminder if anyone is also feeling burdened at this time! I know I…

“The Difference Between A Flower and a Weed is Judgement”

© Late night arrives, and I realize it is probably a good idea to head to bed. However, I am conflicted as I aspire to get school work completed. I compromise by telling myself reading for school, and a cup of chamomile tea will be a happy medium; following through with this plan allows me…

Blessed

© My life has been quite hectic lately but one thing that has been solidified in my mind and my heart is the importance of gratitude. Throughout the month of October, I stayed busy and focused on school, maintaining friendships, and taking a moment to think of the happy thoughts resulting from beautiful moments in…

Happy Endings

Happy October 1st! September was a crazy month full of an aspiration for adventure and accomplishment. As I reflect upon the emotions that correlated with this month, I am always astounded by the gentle reminder of a sunset and its promise of beautiful endings. I am expressing my gratitude for the consistency of beauty in…

Grow Some Wings of Trust

Vulnerability “A bird in a nest is secure, but that is not why God gave it wings.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo     © I have had writer’s block recently as I have been struggling with the concept of which aspects of my life I should convey and how to accurately relay my thoughts in a…

🌻 Face the Sunshine 🌞

/ I just need some time in a beautiful place to clear my head /       © A quality day consisted of sunflowers, Ed Sheeran, country roads, ice cream, and green tea. I am so blessed to have a day that helped me see the beauty in life through such memorable occurrences. As…

“Wherever you are planted, bloom with grace” 💐

    © Some days it’s raining, and you feel the raindrops fall down your cheeks; you dream of a peace buried deep within your heart.      It is said that “The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”  ~ Psalms 34:18      The mustard seed faith…

New Path, Same Purpose: Part Two

   © When I struggle with disappointment, I tend to become engulfed in figuring out the why’s and the tiny details behind misfortunes. I am acknowledging the constant change one goes through that allows for one to look within and see where there need to change; I honestly believe that the moments when you are trying…

New Path, Same Purpose: Part One

          ©  Some days I can not fathom the basis of God’s purpose. I don’t understand why something is or isn’t happening in my life; I allow the concept of uncertainty to become the foundation in which my day becomes a continuous loop of repetitive conflicting thoughts clouding my mind. I…

A Mother’s Love

         I’m a sucker for deep emotions and feeling with all my heart. As we drove to get some dinner, we stopped by my mom’s house, the house she grew up in, and I decided Miranda Lambert’s song, “The House That Built Me” was extremely relevant in such a moment. Driving around…

///Create Your Own Sunshine///

I wake up feeling so blessed. With the Lord by my side, there is no need to be stressed. This past week, I have accomplished so much, completing a copious amount of preparation based assignments for final exams. As all of the school work pile up these last few weeks with professors assigning multiple projects…