When a Pandemic Strikes and The World Feels Weird (a title I never imagined writing)

To say it’s been a weird week feels like an understatement. Just over a couple weeks ago, I received a text from one of my best friends who works in infection control for three major hospitals. Studying how to stop the spread of infection and what to do in case Continue Reading

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Sliding Down The Slippery Slope: Thoughts on My Eating Disorder

After I graduated from high school, I developed an eating disorder.  It wasn’t something I set out to do. It isn’t like I woke up one morning and thought, “Hey! I think I’ll try developing an eating disorder today. That sounds like fun.”  No. That’s not how it happened.  My Continue Reading

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Another Year Has Come and Gone

I love Birthdays. Seriously love them. It’s the one day of the year when you can do whatever you want, within reason, and it’s completely and totally okay. Feel like eating an entire cake? Wouldn’t recommend it, but if you want to – go for it. Want to sleep all Continue Reading

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Some Weeks are Harder Than Others: On Bedbugs, Assault and Influenza

It’s been a rough week. And there just isn’t time right now for a rough week to happen. There are gifts to be bought. Presents to be wrapped. Parties to be thrown. Cookies to be baked. Lights to be seen. And more.  But regardless of my holiday to-do list, this Continue Reading

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Confessions of an Addict

*This originally appeared in August 2015 on my blog mylifesettomusic. I came across it today and found myself motivated once again to put my phone down. I am challenging myself to be more present. More engaged. To take in my surroundings without feeling the need to reach for my security Continue Reading

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Beth Moore, Do NOT Go Home (and other thoughts on John MacArthur’s comments)

Yesterday, a friend of mine sent me a clip from a Q&A session that took place at the Truth Matters Conference.  In this clip, Todd Friel asks John MacArthur, and other panel members, to give a one-word answer in response to the name Beth Moore.  His answer was not one Continue Reading

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Let’s Get Cozy: Five Items That Warm a Room

As many of you know, I recently started an interior design business. It has been a blessing and joy to see my clients’ dreams for their homes become a reality. Since starting my business, I have gone shopping for furniture, lighting, curtains, shelving and household decor; rearranged rooms and spaces; Continue Reading

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