YOU are Beautiful

How easy it is to forget the beauty of oneself. How easy it is to check social media or see a beautiful woman/man walking down the street and automatically, without even realizing it, you talk down to yourself.  Thinking, "why don't I look like that"or "I wish my ___ looked like his/hers." How sad it... Continue Reading →

First Month GAPS Diet

The first month of the GAPS Diet, I can honestly say, was one of the hardest months of my life. It was a huge rollercoaster for me physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.  I do want to say that I am not a practitioner or any kind of specialist, all of this is based off of... Continue Reading →

Allergies? Digestive Issues? Join the Club!

These last five weeks have not gone how I had originally planned.  They were supposed to be filled with vacations and relaxing, mixed with some studying for the NCLEX.  Instead they have turned into me canceling all summer plans, cooking, researching, and (thanks to the Lord) passing my exam after half focused attempts of studying... Continue Reading →

Feeling the Joy Yet?

Joy sounds so simple doesn't it?  The sun is shining bright through the window, your dog wakes you up with a big lick on the face, your significant other surprises you...that's joy right? No, that's happiness. Joy is deeper, joy is much more rare. Joy is a blessing taken for granted by many. Joy is... Continue Reading →

Healing a hurting heart

The path to healing a hurting heart... 1.Know that suffering will happen I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 As much as we wish it didn't, this life involves suffering.  It involves pain and heart break- and sometimes it can be... Continue Reading →

Comfort and Peace ♥

For you Pep- I don't know why God decided to take you from the world at this time.  And He knows I will miss you like crazy, but I trust that you are where you need to be.  I hope you know that you never failed to make me smile.  Your heart was pure gold... Continue Reading →

Feeling the Pressure?

When the weight of the world sits on our shoulders it doesn't feel too good. We feel the pressure of work, school, our family, the expectations of society.  Sometimes our mind is just clouded of all those things and it can get hard to see what's important.  How do we handle that? We can try to avoid... Continue Reading →


In a world when things go wrong every day, it can be hard to see the good in it all.  It might be as small as missing an appointment, to as big as getting bad news. How can we focus on all the positive things when little things get in the way..or when big things... Continue Reading →


Struggles.  They come in all shapes and sizes, there are ones that come and go and ones that seem to never leave, some that we have dealt with and some that seem to be never ending.  No matter what it is that brings you down, holds you back, or creeps at your door waiting to pounce,... Continue Reading →

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