Battling Depression: Vanessa’s Story {Guest Post}

Hello and welcome back to my blog! I have another guest post to share with you today, which was written by Vanessa Williams. I really enjoyed the last guest post she wrote for my blog, so I'm happy to share this new one with you! She shares her experience with depression, as well as some… Continue reading Battling Depression: Vanessa’s Story {Guest Post}

Day 9 – Your Favorite Quote | Blogging Challenge April 2019

To learn more about this challenge and join it yourself, visit this page on my blog! To ask me to pick a favorite quote can be accurately likened to asking a proud parent who their favorite child is; it can't be done! (Or, at least, it shouldn't be done 😂) I absolutely adore quotes, Bible verses, and… Continue reading Day 9 – Your Favorite Quote | Blogging Challenge April 2019

Day 2 – Your Morning Routine | Blogging Challenge April 2019

To learn more about this challenge and join it yourself, visit this page on my blog! This is something I've been wanting to talk about on Dreaming of Guatemala for a while, but I never got around to it - until now! This prompt has given me a way to do so (: Day 2 - Your Morning… Continue reading Day 2 – Your Morning Routine | Blogging Challenge April 2019

Being Victorious in Depression and Anxiety {Guest Post}

Hi there! I hope you're having a beautiful day. This past week, I've been doing a lot of thinking about how I want to blog, which explains why I didn't share as many posts as I was planning on recently. I have so many ideas for the future, though, and I can't wait to write… Continue reading Being Victorious in Depression and Anxiety {Guest Post}

Mindful Living Challenge – Being Accountable {Week Twelve}

"To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved." - George MacDonald There have been several situations in my life when I told someone I would do something, but then it completely slipped my mind.Sometimes, it was a simple task that didn't really matter if I forgot to do it. Other times, it… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Being Accountable {Week Twelve}

Expect Him: What It Means To Wait On The Lord

If you are currently in a season of your life where you're waiting on the Lord's answer to a need or desire that's on your heart, then this post is for you. ❤ There have been a great many instances in my life when I sought the Lord's direction. This was especially true when there… Continue reading Expect Him: What It Means To Wait On The Lord

How I’m Focusing On Positive Change

Hi there ❤ I hope you're having a beautiful day! I truly feel like I have turned to a new chapter in the story that is my life, which is why I'm here to write this post today. I'd like to share with you some of the ways I'm focusing on embracing and encouraging positive… Continue reading How I’m Focusing On Positive Change

Mindful Living Challenge – Listening To Understand {Week Eleven}

"Listen. People start to heal the moment they feel heard." - Cheryl Richardson While browsing online for potential topics to include in this challenge, I have ended up coming across some important life lessons that I'm excited to write about and share.One thing I've never thought much about being mindful of are the conversations we… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Listening To Understand {Week Eleven}

Mindful Living Challenge – Avoiding Procrastination {Week Ten}

"Waiting is just delaying your desired result." - Kylie Francis Any time I have a project that I've been putting off working on for a long time, my automatic response to being reminded of it is, I'll do that another time. My closet is a prime example of this. It will take a lot of work… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Avoiding Procrastination {Week Ten}

Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

"Remember that life's greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes." - Unknown Having perfectionistic tendencies have held me back from learning a great many lessons in life. When I make a mistake, whether that's in cooking, driving, gaming, blogging, crafting, etc., I feel very poorly about myself. Instead… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

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}

5 Tips On How To Enjoy Blogging With Two Blogs

Earlier this week, I announced that I created a new blog, which is called Living For His Delight! This was a huge decision, and even though I doubted at first that I'd be able to balance life with two blogs, I decided to put the effort and thought into figuring out how I could make it work… Continue reading 5 Tips On How To Enjoy Blogging With Two Blogs

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}

To College Or Not To College: Godly Advice From A Christian Teenager

"Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for and hope for and expect the Lord!" - Psalm 31:24 (If I had come across a post like this when I was in high school, I would have benefited from it immensely. That's why it's my goal on Dreaming of Guatemala to share… Continue reading To College Or Not To College: Godly Advice From A Christian Teenager

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}

Coffee Chat | A Change Of Heart

I'm inviting you to grab a cup of coffee and stay for a while - I'd love to have a coffee chat with you! In this post, I'll tell you about my past few weeks, and you can let me know in the comments below what life's been like for you lately. Starting a couple… Continue reading Coffee Chat | A Change Of Heart