{fighting the path}

Recently, I have been thinking a lot about plans. My plans, God’s plans, plans of others…and how they all fit. I’ve had this conversation over and over and over again in my head, and even started to write these words many a time before. Planning is a funny thing. Those who know me know that I am the definition of a Type A personality. I love knowing what is to come, how I fit and how I make it all come together. Like many of us out there, the unknown terrifies me. The end of 2014 and beginning of 2015 brought me to a place where I was faced to make decisions where my plans and God’s plans diverged. Continue reading

{cranberry shortbread}

final cookies

Say hello to one of the easiest cookie recipes around! Light, buttery and the perfect accompianment to a warm class of tea or cup of coffee. This shortbread can be whipped up with ingredients you’ve most likely got hanging around in your … Continue reading

{thoughts on humility}

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30) 

Wow. What a powerful verse, needed today more than ever. For HE is gentle and HUMBLE in heart. Do you ever have a case of the Mondays? Today was that day for me. After a day of letting the world get the best of me and my emotions, I was thankful to come home to my resting place and spend some quiet time in the word in reflection. I sat down with my copy of Jodi Detrick’s The Jesus-Hearted Woman and knew exactly what section I needed to dive into… Continue reading