Love big. Love until it hurts and then love some more. Don’t confuse love with a feeling. Love is a choice. The truest love is sacrifice – time and energy are often required – but dying to self for the sake of love is the greatest gift. So love big. Choose to love. It’ll change...Read More
Do you remember when you were little and people would ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? If you’re anything like me, the answer was usually associated with some career. On any given day I wanted to be a teacher, a waitress, a fairy princess or the next Lois Lane. It...Read More
Too often I judge not another person’s flaws, but the reflection of my own imperfections seen in someone else. I use judgement as armor to protect myself or as a shield to hide behind. But when my mind is clouded with judgement there isn’t room for compassion, and, many times, the one most in need...Read More
I need to start off with a confession that should come as a surprise to exactly no one: I am a sugar addict. I am the girl who finished off an entire bag on Pixy Stix on the drive from Flint to Lansing and who has always had a (not so) secret chocolate stash in...Read More
The sun is shining through the windows, dinner is done, the kitchen is clean and the house is quiet… except for the mastiff snoring near my feet. All in all, this feels like a nearly perfect moment. But I know that life isn’t full of moments like these. There are days when I would give...Read More
There is a board in my office that is labeled “Count Your Blessings.” Pieces of twine criss-cross the board and tiny clothespins holding pictures are clipped to the twine. I see it almost every day, but rarely do I ever actually look at it. There’s my favorite picture from my wedding day and images of...Read More
About the Author
Hello! I'm a wife and a Mastiff mom. A believer, writer, designer and small business owner. I love cheesy movies, bike rides and chocolate. Welcome to my world!