the mountain before me

Hot tears poured down my cheeks as I attempted to explain to my husband how I was feeling. The fire burned in the fireplace. The lights were dim. I closed my eyes as if to...

2018: a word, a verse, a creative God

It’s New Years Eve, and my heart and mind feel full — of anticipation, but also of pressure. Anyone else feel me? With the start of a new year, I feel this pressure to...

dirt-covered fruit

It’s the day after Christmas. I awoke late into the morning. Upon rising, I immediately felt a wave of anxiety rush over me. There are presents everywhere, tissue paper strewn about, errands to be...

thirty two.

I awoke to kisses and presents in bed. I spent the day by the side of this man whom I love. And as I headed up the stairs after a very full day, I...

starting now

“The years go by like stones under rushing water; we only know when they’re gone.” – Needtobreathe As I addressed Christmas cards, I couldn’t believe this is already our third Christmas together {second as...

essential oils FAQs

So, you’re curious about this whole “essential oils” thing, are you? Maybe you’re wondering, What are these oils you speak of and why are they so “essential?” And well, I’m here to tell you, they...

my journey with essential oils

I remember when my sister introduced me to essential oils. She told me I had to get a starter kit and try them! And so I did. I was a little overwhelmed at first. What...

getting started with essential oils

There are 2 ways to get started with essential oils: Retail Customer pays full price ineligible for Young Living compensation plan + Essential Rewards program cannot purchase a starter kit Wholesale Member gets 24%...

the work of marriage

“Study the lines in your face like roads on a map, leading me home. I’m gonna love you ‘til the stars and their ghosts fade to black, until time rots our bones, wrinkles our...

a promise to come

Two years ago today I got to see a promise from God manifested, brought to fruition, delivered. Made complete on this very day, through this very day. It was just a few months into...