Positivity Project

Confession: I have a tendency to be a “glass half empty” person. I don’t mean to be that way, and I don’t enjoy it; it just seems to be my natural tendency to see the negative before the positive. For the first time, I’ve really been noticing how much the mood I portray affects the…

When Your Soul Feels Dry

Prior to the past few months, I was going through a season of spiritual drought. It was brought on by several things, but I mostly contribute it to being so consumed by the difficulty of daily life during that season that my glance was taken away from God. Have you ever experienced a dry soul…

Eating Healthier One Step at a Time

Like pretty much every other American, one of my New Years’ Resolutions was to start eating healthier. However, I knew from past experiences that I was not going to be able to sustain my resolution if I tried to cut out everything all at once. I came up with a plan at the beginning of…

Keeping a Spiritual Journal

Have you ever been digging through old keepsakes and come across a journal you started when you were little? I particularly enjoy those from when I was 7 or 8, where I talk about the deep struggles of broken friendships over the way someone acted during a make-believe game. Life was so rough back then….

A New View of Gratitude

I frequently see mantras as I’m exploring Pinterest or Instagram illustrating things that, in one way or another, relate to gratitude. These reminders tend to frustrate me, because as much as I desire to pursue gratitude, I find it a difficult concept to relate to everyday life. I understand that we are to thank God…

10 Ways to Kick the Rainy Day Blues

We are having a rough early spring here in Louisville. We’ve had constant overcast skies and rain since last week, and you guys…there is no end in sight. There is only one day of sunshine predicted in the next two weeks!! Last week, I got hit hard by the Rainy Day Blues. It was pretty…

Finding Grace in Intentionality

I made a last-minute decision to combine my Tuesday and Wednesday posts this week because of their similarities – so, this is a Tuesday Tip & Finding Grace combo! My “word of the year” for 2018 is intentionality. I feel like I’ve been in survival mode for a solid four years now. There have just…