only then

“So don’t get ahead of the Master and jump to conclusions with your judgments before all the evidence is in. When he comes, he will bring out in the open and place in evidence all kinds of things we never even dreamed of – inner motives and purposes and prayers. Only then will any of […]

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when the excuses run out

the past few months have been fast and furious. what those seniors wrote in my freshman yearbook turned out to be more than true – it goes faster as you get older. i’m not even 30 yet, and i feel as if i can’t slow the days long enough to breathe them in – let […]

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more scars, less baggage

when i was a little girl, probably 8 or 9 i decided to go out and play in the puddles after a rain storm. and instead of putting on shoes or rain boots, i decided to go out barefoot. and wouldn’t you know, the rain that falls in west Texas isn’t too clear, hmm? and […]

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here we go 2018

2017 was a year i’ll never forget. one with heartache and strength. one that brought stability and change all in one. i learned to love myself, forgive myself and push myself further and harder than ever before. 2017 started off a year with a big “YES” to myself. to stop trying to prove and start enjoying […]

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i love you for free

i’ve thought long and hard about this post. about how it might look if i post it publicly. and i never knew when the right time might be, but earlier today – i realized it was time. i pray as you read this post, you are encouraged to know… you are not alone you are […]

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i’ll be okay without you

getting older is beautiful and painful all in one. years pass and you realize all of which who you’re becoming and who you’re leaving behind – in more ways than just one. you find yourself looking back, somehow slightly feeling bad for looking forward at what is ahead. i recently turned 29. meaning yes, i’m less […]

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fighting perfect with grace

look this way. act this way. be this way. don’t look like  him or her. don’t act like them. don’t be this or that. constant questions driven by media and society lead us all to think who and what we are is not right and should be changed – at all times. the influx of […]

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