Tagged: relationships

to the one who waits

To the one who waits, Don’t settle for good. Wait for God’s best.⠀If there are red flags, seek wisdom through Scripture, prayer and wise counsel.⠀ Don’t compromise. Wait for a man who won’t want...

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...

more than a feeling

5.30.2015 We walk hand in hand down the sidewalk in my hometown. We’ve been dating a couple of months. He turns toward me when we get to the corner, pulls me close and dances...

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...

love never fails

“There’s no denying beauty makes a sound.” – Needtobreathe, Testify My sweet husband sang me a song by Brandon Heath called Love Never Fails at our wedding. That moment was so powerful and meaningful...

the wait

“God never denies us our heart’s desire except to give us something better.” – Elisabeth Elliot I saw this Instagram post on my news feed this morning, and it inspired me so much I had...

step into the light

There was a time when I found myself on the cold concrete of my kitchen floor. I was navigating through a time of confusion – or despair, rather – in regards to my physical health. It happened...

a light in the darkness

I have faced a dark road of health issues over the last twelve years. From complications with a fake tooth to chronic back pain and stomach issues (which we now know were highly likely...

our engagement story

This is our engagement story. A story of love. A story of us. Clay proposed to me on October 23, 2015. I woke up the next morning and wondered if it was all a...

summer lovin’

Summer is the season of love. Of warm weather, of walks on the beach, of weddings. Today is the anniversary of my parents’ wedding. They have been married 35 years. “22 happy ones,” my dad jokes. While...