2019 was a year packed full of events, travels, so many blessings, & so many lessons. So grateful for every single one. Every blessing & every hardship, every one of them mold us into who we are if we allow them. My greatest blessing: Man, it's hard to choose just one, but really it would … Continue reading Blessings & Lessons of 2019
To me there is nothing more attractive than a Jesus-loving man. That is the number one most attractive quality about a guy. I love to see men surrendering themselves to the King of all Kings in prayer, worship, and daily living. However, there are many more qualities I find so attractive about my husband, qualities … Continue reading That southern man..
It's hard to be content when we are constantly looking ahead at the next phase of life. For years on end I have found myself doing this. Ever since graduating high school, I have always looked for contentment in the future instead of in the present. For me, high school was easy. I loved my … Continue reading Learning to be content
Today, lets talk about marriage. I am totally 110% enthralled in the idea of marriage, the actions of marriage, the everything that encompasses marriage. I love being married. I love the sweet talk that makes others gag. I love the snuggles. I love the fact that I have a helpmate available around the clock. I … Continue reading Consider these 7 things before considering marriage
All the time Nathan & I both hear "You're married!?" "You are so young" "You're too young!" Literally. ALL. THE. TIME. So let me speak for both Nathan, myself, and anyone else who gets comments like these. We are not too young. I would say "I do" to my Nathan 1 million more times. I … Continue reading “Man you are so young…”
"If you are so tempted by sex that it is too hard for you to withstand, get married! Why do something that was made to be beautiful and turn it into sin?" -Raleigh Sadler, During a meeting when a group from ECU went to work with his organization Let My People Go Having a roommate … Continue reading Roommates aren’t just in college dorms??
This week I've been at CARE training all week as part of my job & internship & I have LOVED it. Seriously the best training ever like way better than a class I've ever took. It's interesting, educating, and enjoyable. Anyways that has nothing to do with this really. So today I was told "you're … Continue reading Catching the right little things
Being intentional in your pursuits are always important in all relationships. However, Nathan & I have really started to understand the importance of being intentional. We use to see each other in breaks in our schedules while we were dating, or we would just wing it and figure something out. It was tough, but at … Continue reading Being Intentional in Your Marriage
2018 has been a year to remember for sure. Like every year it has had its ups and downs, lessons learned, failures, and successes. The best thing that happened this year is I got to marry the man of my dreams. I have always said he surpasses every dream I have ever had in a … Continue reading A Glimpse Into Our 2018
One of my most cherished belongings is my box of special letters I have received over the years. This box includes cards from my grandparents, my parents, drawings and notes from my siblings and cousins, and love letters from my man whom I cherish. Every year I can count on my Dad sending me a … Continue reading Are hand written letters old fashion?
On this very day three years ago, Nathan came to pick me up for a football game a few hours away. Not only did he pick me up, but he met my ENTIRE family at one time. Y'all my family is huge & my Pa grilled him. But he made it. The game was good. … Continue reading Our story
Dear Husbands, Wives, Boyfriends, and Girlfriends, There is a fine line between jealousy and respect. A very fine line. Respect is creating boundaries together that you both understand and hold in high priority in your relationship. Respect is hanging out with the opposite sex only when your spouse is with you. A guy and a girl hanging out … Continue reading The fine line
Happy Sunday Friends!! So today, our pastor said something that got me thinking hard. Well, actually pretty much all of what he said today was like on point, but I just want to focus on this one point he made. It was something like this, that girl you see on instagram with the bun on … Continue reading Vulnerably Beautiful
In life we have a billion opportunities thrown at us daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly. We have school options, club opportunities, new jobs, new babies, new organizations to join, more clubs, more roles to fill at church, some more babies, and you get the point. The calendar that once was blank because all of your … Continue reading Making that “Best Yes”
I've been married for two months. Most people say the first year of marriage is the "honeymoon phase," but I've heard others say it's the hardest year because of learning to live in sequence together. Yet, for us personally, I don't really think it's either. This life we are living feels like a fairy tale. … Continue reading The “Honeymoon Phase”
Two weeks of marriage and I have already learned SO much. Even when you spend majority of your waking hours together before marriage, your living schedules are not synced together yet. Be patient with one another as the two of you learn a new schedule and way of life by living together. Ladies, smile and laugh … Continue reading What to Expect & What Not to Expect