As we are raised by our parents and grow up to be adults of our own, there are certain things we look forward to, to build a life and a legacy of our own, such as, love, getting married, having a family and growing old with our life’s mate … More Love Letters: (Part Ten) Yearning for Fatherhood
Hey darling, I just wanted to write you a quick note for the days that aren’t Instagram worthy, the days when everything seems to go wrong, when the emotional trauma from the sexual assault seems to take over, the days when your failures seem to be pushing out of the closet and you can no … More Love letters: (Part seven) A Letter to Myself
My Precious Little One, I can’t believe all this time has gone by and I’ve never truly allowed myself to embrace the realness of you. When I actually took the time to imagine what you would be like, my heart was overwhelmed by the love I felt for you. I never realized how much emotion … More Love letters: (Part Six) To My Precious Little One
A love letter to myself last winter.As I pondered who I should write a letter to, God reminded me of how faithful He’s been and the healing that has taken place in my own heart since then. A year ago, I was grieving a broken engagement and it was the most devastating heartache of my … More Love Letters: (Part Five) To MYSELF last winter
“God, I’ve waited so long and have been through so much to get to this point and honestly, this sucks. When is it my turn to be happy?” This was my prayer in September, of 2017. I was traveling with a non-profit organization called Silver Ring Thing with 5 other guys and 6 girls. By … More Love Letters: (Part four) Waited So Long
Our Heavenly Father advises us to build relationships with believers. (2 Corinthians 6:14) But what happens when we find ourselves in marriages with men that are not believers or aren’t as spiritually mature as we hope for them to be. In my experience, telling my husband what he should believe or challenging my husband on … More Love letters: (Part three) Dear troubled wife that wants him to change & doesn’t want to change herself.
To Whomever it may concern, It’s documented that 300 million people and counting suffer from depression worldwide. It’s estimated that 10% of young people self harm, but people of ages participate in self harm as well. Lastly, 1 million people a year commit suicide. Please, please don’t be one of that 10% or a part … More Love Letters: (Part Two) IT WILL GET BETTER
Dear mom, Thank you for the long nights. The ones where you didn’t get enough sleep because I wouldn’t stop crying. You had work in the morning and still stayed up with me. I didn’t know how much it meant. I’m too young to see the sacrifice. I can’t believe you just let me throw … More Love Letters : (Part One) Dear Mom
So(joy)urners Cultivating sibling love Today will be taking a walk down a somewhat messy, often confusing- yet immensely relatable path; if you’re like me & haven’t got this whole sibling thing figured out, then I invite you to jump in this figurative car and lets go for a juicy ride! Our story begins in the … More Not in HER image!