Life, Spiritual Walk

In the Details

I have eight unfinished blog posts sitting in my draft folder, waiting for me to flush out why it was I felt the topics were important in the first place. Over the past month, I would start one, get a few sentences in, and ask myself what the point was. Why did I feel compelled to write about a particular subject? I kept getting hung up, stuck, uncertain about how to proceed.

I know that what was truly holding me back was that this topic has been on the forefront of my mind and I had to get it out before I could move on to anything else.

In the current season of my life, my prayer list is full of some pretty heavy prayer requests and concerns. They involve big things for myself and for my husband: prayers for the direction of my career, for our family, for my husband’s career, for our future house hunting, just to name a few. I feel like there are so many things that are just up in the air and we don’t have a clear direction of who/what/where/when, etc.

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Life, Weddings

Donating My Wedding Dress


Today is the day: 1 year, 4 months, and 5 days after my wedding and my dress is packed up in a “Hello Fresh” box ready to be sent off to California. “What’s in California?” you may ask. Well, let me tell you the story.

After my wedding (and my wedding dress fiasco), I knew that I wanted my dress to be used for something more. Some people recommended preserving it; others said I should save it and have it made into dedication dresses for my babies. But that didn’t quite satisfy my want for it to be used, and my desire for it to make someone else as happy as it made me.

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