So here's my story. I've debated over and over if I was ready to be vulnerable enough to share it. It's a little nerve-wracking because I'm allowing so many into this personal story. But after sharing with my congregation and within women's events, I've learned to embrace my trials. Warning: this is a long story … Continue reading Jesus Saved Me
For the last several months, my church as been going through a 1 Peter series. We've dived into the history, gone verse by verse and even been challenged to ask the hard questions. After reflecting on the entire study, I've been able to solidify my 1 Peter promise of living a beautiful life. There are four … Continue reading My 1 Peter Promise
I'm officially a quarter century. Although this sounds ancient, I couldn't be happier. 24 brought me a great year of new titles - wife, home owner, auntie (again). I can't imagine what 25 will bring me. Here's what I'm hoping to accomplish at 25: Full Time Non-Profit Work One of my main life and career goals … Continue reading Here’s to 25!
The holiday season is upon us and 2016 is wrapping up. With a tree filled with presents and a fridge filled with desserts, I've begun reflecting on what this time of my life really means. 2016 has been filled with blessings and heart ache. God has been molding me into a wife and stronger disciple. But … Continue reading Reason for the Season
"He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection." - Psalm 91:4 Two years ago today I dedicated my life to God participating in the sacrifice of his son through baptism. Every moment since then has been a blessing from God. Through … Continue reading It’s My Second Spirthday!
When I used to hear the word modesty, I immediately thought of Little House on the Prairie. I thought of long floor length dresses, fringe and all together a boring style. But I was missing the point. Once I began studying the bible (coming up on two years ago) and surrounding myself with godly women, … Continue reading The Truth About Modesty
The more I give to God, the more doors He opens. To live in full surrender is to put God as my first priority in all areas. It's physically letting go of my current stressor (shopping for a house) and letting God lead me where I need to go. Full surrender is a hard concept … Continue reading Abundant Blessing from Full Surrender
I get distracted. I sometimes have the "Squirrel!" syndrome. I find myself absorbed in areas of my life that will not lead to prosperity. It could be something as simple as binge watching my favorite shows or spending too much time on social media. When I've been focusing on the wrong thing, I feel myself … Continue reading Consumed by Faith
I recently discovered KarlaStorey.com This amazing company not only shares my love for Jesus, but knows that a great outfit can go a long way. This store is filled with tees, tanks, bracelets and more with purchases giving back to orphans and foster case agencies. I instantly fell in love with the notion of impacting a child's life … Continue reading Fashion Saves Lives: KarlaStorey.com
I'm a runner. When life get's overwhelming, I want to sprint to freedom. If I can't solve the problem, I have the urge to drop everything and get out of dodge. This year has been full of many challenges. From getting married to learning to deal with grief to allowing God to test me on all … Continue reading Don’t Fear the Closed Door