The Cure for an Anxious Heart

November is my favorite month. Okay, yes, I’ll admit, part of that is because it’s my birthday month, but I love feeling of November. It’s month we celebrate being thankful. We gather together with friends or family. The summer humidity drops and reveals gorgeous fall days (and gorgeous fall hair!). And one of my favoriteContinue reading “The Cure for an Anxious Heart”

The Moment It All Changed (and I didn’t even know)

My husband and I went on our first date 14 years ago today. We had officially met the week before at church, and what ensued was a whirlwind romance that I never saw coming. Kris had moved to Orlando in April to start a new job. We’ve spent the last 14 years growing closer butContinue reading “The Moment It All Changed (and I didn’t even know)”

How God Got My Attention This Week

Confession: I wasn’t going to talk about my word, Restore, at Adore on May 14. I had already prepared another talk on Romans 12. But as I was leaving church the day before, my friend Stacey Thacker asked what I was going to talk about. When I told her, she said “I think you needContinue reading “How God Got My Attention This Week”

My Fried Hair

I visited a new hairstylist recently, excited for a small trim to clean up the ends of my hair. Instead, I found myself crying in my car afterward. Not because I didn’t like my cut or she messed up my hair, but because I messed up my hair. Because I learned my hair was dead. Fried.Continue reading “My Fried Hair”

It’s Gonna Be May-hem

I wrote the following post for my church’s blog almost one year ago. Today, I already feel the effects of May-hem and we are only 20 hours in! I reflected on this post today and felt that I should repost and share again. This time last year, I was at my lowest point in ourContinue reading “It’s Gonna Be May-hem”