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Daughter of the King of Kings, wife, mom, friend, and bookworm. I am so glad you are here! I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading these blog posts.
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In the book Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy author Karen Ehman takes a look at what it means to keep showing up in marriage. Today, I will share three things I learned from Keep Showing Up.Continue Reading
Parenting. One of the toughest but also most rewarding jobs. If you’re anything like me, you know there are areas you could be a better parent. I finished a book this past weekend that rocked my parenting world. It challenged, convicted and encouraged me all in one. When you read Parents Rising by Arlene Pellicane, don’t forget your boots because your toes will get stepped on. But, I assure you, it’s totally worth it!Continue Reading
Comparison. We all struggle with it whether or not we want to admit it. Deep down we think and sometimes say out loud “I wish I had her body shape” or “I wish I had a life like her then things would be all better.” In Why Her? author Nicki Koziarz takes a hard look at comparison and shares six truths we all need to hear to combat it. Today, I will share three reasons to read Why Her?Continue Reading
Confession time. I spend too much time on my phone. Text. Facebook. Email. Voxer. Instagram. Twitter. I love social media but too often I find myself wasting time on it and feeling frustrated as a result. And unfortunately that frustration leaks out and those I love are affected too. Which is why I knew I needed to read Calm, Cool, and Collected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life by Arlene Pellicane. In today’s post, I will share the three things I learned from this book.Continue Reading
Have you ever wondered how to be a good friend? Or maybe you have given up on friendship because it is just too hard. Wherever you stand on friendship, I think you would really like Never Unfriended by Lisa-Jo Baker. Here are three reasons why.Continue Reading
I am a quitter. Even typing these words causes me to cringe. If anyone asked me “Are you a quitter?” my response would immediately be “No!” That was until I read the book 5 Habits of a Woman Who Doesn’t Quit by Nicki Koziarz. This book opened my eyes to the ways I am a quitter in life.Continue Reading
Have you ever read a book that resonated with your soul on many levels? Me too. I recently finished Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst. Uninvited is life changing. So many quotes are underlined in this book. This is a book I will be unpacking for a long time. The three points that really impacted me are: God’s love is placed on me, I choose what enters my heart and rejection never has the final say.Continue Reading