shoulda, coulda, woulda

ever heard that phrase? yeah, well i grew up with my mom saying that. mostly around the time i was trying to come up with a charming excuse to why i didn’t do something that now (in the moment of repercussion) wish i would have. and isn’t it crazy, twenty-somethin’ years later and the same […]

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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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