When You Feel Disconnected to Your Faith

There are many times I have felt disconnected from my faith. My beliefs really don’t change. At times, I just don’t feel the sense of closeness with God I have experienced during other times of my life. In the worst of days, I have felt empty, frustrated, or deeply sad. Sometimes, I’ve even felt guilty … Continue Reading

9 Powerful Prayers for Your Children

Powerful prayers for children. I have three sons. I have really made it a point to pray for them consistently and intentionally. I used to only pray for them when I’m worried or battling fear. Since they were kids, I would go into their rooms at night, and pray over them while they are sleeping. … Continue Reading

Dear White Mom’s: What I Need You To Know….

Dear White Moms, You are my friends. You are my sisters. We are the same in more ways than we are different, but there are a few things that I need you to know. I have three black boys. They are the sweetest and most amazing humans I’ve ever met. They are incredibly intelligent, creative, artistic, … Continue Reading

Today is my birthday and it means something different this year…

It’s my birthday today and this one hits so much differently than any others before it. This past year has hands-down been one of the hardest years of my life. I got a divorce over a year ago after 16 years of marriage and it put me in some dark places I wouldn’t wish on … Continue Reading

Have anxiety?! This is what is working for me!!

For the last 4 years or so I’ve struggled with anxiety and have taken some steps to get it under control that have made a difference in my life and I hope they can for you too. I realize this is a common issue for so many of us and I wanted to share what’s … Continue Reading

My biggest leap of faith: Becoming a stay-at-home mom

*Reposted* I never thought I would be a stay-at-home mom.   I went to college to eventually work full-time, fulfilling my dreams in the corporate world.  Little did I know, God had other plans for me. The “college me” is much different from the “mommy me.” I had my first son right out of college, and … Continue Reading

When Trusting Others Feels Unsafe

The older I get, the harder it is for me to trust people. It’s hard to trust…really anyone in life. I have many experiences at this point in life telling me things like : It’s not safe…Don’t do it! Stay to yourself…Don’t let people in. Won’t this save you from hurt and pain? Many tears … Continue Reading

During times of uncertainty, I rely on two things: my family + my faith

There’s so much happening on a daily basis I think I control that I do not. All of us have been affected from living in a pandemic for a while now—some more than others, of course—but all of us in ways big and small. We all want life to return to normal. But if protecting … Continue Reading

Struggling with Anxiety? Here are 7 Things that are helping me!

Let’s be honest friends….quarantine hasn’t been easy for anyone. At times, it feels like it’s lasting forever! Being stuck in the house, keeping my kids entertained, dealing with updates on the virus, trying to manage friendships, keeping a healthy marriage, and educating people in my circle about the racism (that has been a normal part … Continue Reading

10 Bible Verses About Fear

I just came out of a week that I was battling some serious fears and anxieties. I desperately needed to hold on to what God’s word says about fear, and focusing on bible verses about fear made all the difference. Life can be hard at times. We all struggle with different fears, and when I … Continue Reading