Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

"Admire others' beauty without questioning your own." - Unknown Have you ever looked at someone else's blog and instantly thought it looked better than yours? I do that all the time. We are so quick to compare ourselves to others. In nearly every situation we find ourselves in, there's comparing going on. We either think… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

"We waste so many days waiting for the weekend. So many nights wanting morning. Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life." - Joshua Glenn Clark Recently, I decided that I want to begin living in the present moment. I cannot fix the past. I cannot predict the future. And it hurts… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

"Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin I am one out of the millions of drivers in the metro Atlanta area. That fact alone has exposed me to a LOT of different situations on the road in my nearly… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

"There is something really powerful about people who are genuine." I absolutely love genuine people. When I share something that's on my heart with an individual and they light up in response, there's scarcely a better feeling in the world. When you know that someone else loves and cares about what you care about, there's magic in… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

"Posture has such a big impact on the way people perceive you." - Mary Helen Bowers Did you straighten your back when you read the title? (I know I did!) My dad's been reminding me to stand up straight since I was a little girl. I'd listen for a moment, straightening my back and lifting… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

"Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore." - Unknown For a long time, I've struggled with staying occupied. I remember as a kid, I'd be hanging out in my room doing an activity or playing with toys, then suddenly I'd stop and feel like there was not a… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}

"The people whose first instinct is to smile when you make eye contact with them are earth's greatest treasures." - Unknown The thing I always love the most about people are their eyes.People may have great hair, an amazing figure, shining white teeth, or the funniest laugh you've ever heard, but I have yet to… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}

Mindful Living Challenge – Reducing Screen Time {Week One}

"Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention." - Rachel Naomi Remen Early last month, I got some soap in my eye. Strange way to start a post, huh? Haha! But it's true, I tell you - I was just casually washing my face, and right into my eye the… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Reducing Screen Time {Week One}

My Top 10 Favorite Morgan Harper Nichols Quotes

Hi there! I hope you're having a beautiful day. 💕 For the last several years, I have enjoyed using Pinterest to find inspirational quotes. On that trek to find motivation and encouragement (even though I also consider Pinterest-browsing to be a lazy activity 😂👌🏼), I have found a lot of favorite quotes! However, there has… Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Morgan Harper Nichols Quotes

5 Reasons Why I Loved Reading ‘Beautiful Poems On Jesus’

Hi there! 💛 I hope you're having a beautiful day. 🙂 I have decided to begin writing mini reviews of books again. Sharing why I enjoyed the books I've finished reading is an encouragement to me to keep reading, which is a good thing, since I have bookshelves full of books! In today's post, I'll… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Loved Reading ‘Beautiful Poems On Jesus’

Missions Monday – Part Nine | My Dream, 21 Months Later

Hi there! I hope that the beginning of your week has been beautiful so far. ❤ The last time that I wrote about missions on my blog was in June - although it feels like much longer ago than that! In looking back at how I first felt in January of last year, then fast-forwarding… Continue reading Missions Monday – Part Nine | My Dream, 21 Months Later

Spotlight Saturday – Savannah from Rejoicing in Hope

Hi there! ❤ I hope you're having a beautiful weekend 🙂 In this post, I had the privilege of interviewing a kindhearted blogger with a beautiful soul. Her inspirational posts add so much light to my Reader - I'm thankful to have met her! If you're looking for a new blogger to follow who will… Continue reading Spotlight Saturday – Savannah from Rejoicing in Hope

Spotlight Saturday – Tuba from Colour Me Yellow

Hi there! I hope you're having a great weekend! ❤ In this post, I will be sharing the third Spotlight Saturday I've done this summer! I know you'll love reading about this blogger. Not only does she have a unique and interesting blog, but she always has me cracking up with her comments and content!… Continue reading Spotlight Saturday – Tuba from Colour Me Yellow

Sibling Adventures | Part Two

Hi there! I hope you’re having a beautiful Friday 🙂 ❤ This is part two of my blog series documenting the outings I’ve gone on with my siblings! Being the eldest of five kids has its epic benefits, including being the awesome family member who has lots of time to take the younger ones fun… Continue reading Sibling Adventures | Part Two

Going Biking With Joshua

Hello! I hope you're having a fantastic day. ❤ It has been a loooong time since I shared a post with pictures from a road trip, which is why I'm excited to have an experience to write about today! Ever since I finally became more comfortable with driving again, I've been going a lot of… Continue reading Going Biking With Joshua

Spotlight Saturday – Kelsey from kelseywritess

Hello! Happy Saturday to you 🙂 In my most recent blogging updates post (which you can go read here!), I shared that I'll be doing Spotlight Saturday interviews every other weekend throughout the summer! It has been so much fun to continue learning more about other bloggers, because each one's writing journey is so unique.… Continue reading Spotlight Saturday – Kelsey from kelseywritess