Distracted

It’s that time of year when the duality of the inner self comes to the surface to see who’s really boss. The type A and the Type B sides, the task-oriented and the people-oriented sides, the inner Martha and the inner Mary. We all strive to be Marys, but about this time each year the…

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The Burden Of Busyness

I turn thirty in exactly one month and I still have a thing or two on my “30 before 30” list. On my 29th birthday Ben asked me what I wanted to accomplish before I turned 30. While there were a series of little things the one big, lingering item was to have a completed…

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Seek First Series: Week 1

My first married Thanksgiving was a domestic catastrophe that I may never fully recover from. I attempted to make my first apple pie. Rather than stick to a traditional lattice, or heaven forbid a normal pie top, I decided to display my creativity with cut out dough leaves Because I was new to the fam…

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#Wifing

When I was first engaged, I made Pinterest my best friend. My favorite of my countless boards was titled “Feather That Nest.” To be expected, it was chock full of recipes, DIY storage ideas, decorative inspo. and more. I figured that since I would be #wifing, I needed to set myself up for success by…

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Weep With Those Who Weep

I have always been a sucker for a good cry. All growing up my mom would encourage me to just “cry it out” whenever I felt upset, off, confused, or even remotely unpleasant. Thus, crying has served as a sort of homeopathic cure-all throughout the first three decades of my life. Whenever I feel this…

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Giving Dignity

Dignity is “the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect” I first stumbled upon Karama Collection at Proverb 31 Ministries’ She Speaks conference this past summer. By “stumbled upon” I really mean that I was “magnetically drawn toward with mouth agape.” Think neutrals, leather goods, brass and silver simplistic jewelry. Definitely standing…

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