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Why There Will Be Days We Want To Hide Away

Confession time. I’ve noticed that when I’m not at my best, I tend to hide away. Those are the days and weeks that I delete social media from my phone, stop returning calls and texts, and disappear from the world a little – silencing my voice and sinking back into the shadows where no one… Continue reading Why There Will Be Days We Want To Hide Away

authentic stories · on marriage

The Scandal of Grace {The Conclusion: Nothing Too Dirty}

So it’s been six years since my affair and since Anthony and I began our journey to heal our marriage and to create a brand new love. It has been (and is still) the hardest yet most beautiful and worth it journey of our lives and I really wanted to do something to symbolize the… Continue reading The Scandal of Grace {The Conclusion: Nothing Too Dirty}

motherhood · on marriage · relationships

Why We Are Disappointed With People

Wanta know how to end up living an extremely disappointed life? Set internal expectations for everybody in your life and then expect them to meet them. Recently, I noticed I was feeling pretty frustrated and angry on a regular basis. Honestly, I was downright disappointed with people in my life more often than should have… Continue reading Why We Are Disappointed With People

on marriage

The One Thing That Is Killing Marriage

Selfishness.  Why yes, it can actually be summed up in just one word. I must warn you that this is a post for those who actually desire a GREAT marriage…not just a roommate/business partnership “let’s pay the bills together and get the kids grown” type situation. Maybe you were hoping to hear me hash out… Continue reading The One Thing That Is Killing Marriage

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The Scandal of Grace {Anatomy of an Affair: Part 1}

You can catch up on our marriage story here. We were the couple with the marriage others envied. By our late twenties we were earning enough to live comfortably, we had the little white house in the suburbs, new cars we loved, two beautiful kids, and were even heavily involved in ministry at our church.… Continue reading The Scandal of Grace {Anatomy of an Affair: Part 1}