compassionately curious

“Be compassionately curious before you’re carelessly critical.” – Audrey Roloff The other night Clay and I settled onto the couch with our Navigator’s Council marriage journal from Beating 50 Percent {which has easily become...

behind the scenes

// how God is working behind the scenes writing our love story + in our lives // I found this faded concert ticket on a recent trip back home to Texas. On my bulletin...

all in

// on going all in—in your dreams, your visions, and your calling // “There’s no turning back now. I’m going all in; head first to the deep end.” – Matthew West, All In This photo...

our wedding day: part two

This post is the second half of our wedding day: part one! I wanted to recap the day for the purpose of remembering as well as helping other brides with ideas for their own...

an intro

// a little bit about me // He’s not only my husband, he’s tangible evidence of God’s grace and goodness in my life. I never thought I’d meet someone like him—handsome and godly. I...

I have this hope.

This song by Tenth Avenue North has affected me so much in this season of unknown that I decided to write a blog about it. “Was there purpose for the pain? Did I cry...

custom wedding hangers

My eyes fill with tears as I look at these photos. On the long road of singleness I wished so many times I was married, years before my wedding day came. I watched friend...

the best things in life aren’t free

“You are mine; forever mine.” – Joshua Radin, In Your Hands I endured a long road of singleness before God brought my husband into my life. Our wedding day, April 23, 2016, was a day...

oh the places you’ll go… with lavender

Alright, I’m going to be honest here. I don’t really love the smell of lavender. I mean, I don’t hate it. But I won’t lie… I don’t love it. {There are so many other...