Learning to Bloom Where You Are Planted

“Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him.” 1 Corinthians 7:17 Or, in other words, bloom where you are planted. I’m not a gardener. I should be, given that I come from a long line of farmers and gardeners. My grandparents could […]

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Well, so far this month I’ve talked about blooming through a career, blooming through a season of engagement, and today I have the incredible opportunity to share my latest “blooming” experience.  This isn’t an experience I thought I would ever walk through, but it seems as though it is exactly what the Lord has for […]

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June and July were two very long and hard months. Granny struggled with confusion and weakness more than she has since she came to live with us. When I could get her settled for a little bit, I found out quickly that it was important that I NOT run do the laundry or begin vacuuming […]

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I know we have a couple of engaged gals here in our Mississippi Women Bloggers community and I thought today would be a good day to share some of my own engaged gal experiences.  Being engaged is a weird thing.  You know that wedding date is in your near future and you’ll soon take on […]

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From the age of 5, I knew I wanted to be a missionary in Africa. I often told people that although I dearly loved my family, if God would provide a plane and told me to get on it…I’d do it. In. A. Heartbeat. However, our plans are not always His – and how thankful […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow

August 8, 2013

When I had my first child, my life changed. Everyone says that, right? Well, I don’t just mean my life changed, like, I can no longer take a hot bath by myself and read my favorite novel, kind of change. I mean my life completely transformed. It wasn’t so much the child that changed me, […]

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