Day One Prompt “Arches”

“Life is a series of ups and downs and all the in betweens. Victory is always sweetest, but failure is the best way to learn. Create something inspired by a triumph or a defeat.” Be sure to tag @cest.lis and @createanywayco and use the hashtags #createanyway and #CAxKOR so we can all see. Happy creating! https://www.instagram.com/p/ChR3kBDOiZD/ This is an arch poem of myContinue reading “Day One Prompt “Arches””

Guest Post on Joy in the Face of Fear

“…I felt my heart afraid to hope for anything. All I felt was this overwhelming feeling of fear and dread. I told her about these feelings and how they were clouding my judgment. I couldn’t make logical decisions that I needed to make because I was too afraid.”

What Makes Me A Strong Woman- Truth From Scripture

Is being a financially wise wife a controversial statement?  I often think of my twenties as one big lesson in the art of becoming a woman. I have been very fortunate to have wonderful examples in the community in which I live, varying from successful single women to talented wives and mothers.  My mother, mother-in-love, grandmas, auntsContinue reading “What Makes Me A Strong Woman- Truth From Scripture”

God, our Father in Heaven

Many of us are familiar with this prayer from Matthew 6:9-13 which says, 9 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name.[a]10 Your kingdom come,your will be done,[b]    on earth as it is in heaven.11 Give us this day our daily bread,[c]12 and forgive us our debts,    as we also have forgiven our debtors.13 And lead us not into temptation,    but deliver us from evil.”[d]Continue reading “God, our Father in Heaven”

Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough?

Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough? Don’t do enough, can’t give enough? Everyone around you seems to do the best they can and you come up short, again. In your tone of voice, your work, your estimation of yourself, your weight, your style, your smarts, your ability to save money, to raiseContinue reading “Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough?”

The Happy Sacrifices of a Mama

It feels a bit audacious to entitle this post with that line. What mom wouldn’t give all for her kids, if she could? It’s not what the dreamy romantic younger version of myself thought of first when I dreamed of having a family one day, to be honest. As the dream come true unfolds, theContinue reading “The Happy Sacrifices of a Mama”

Eilah’s Birth Story

It’s a little over one year from the birth of my second baby and it’s time to write. Hers was so special to me, I’ve just had to treasure it in my heart for this year. I write it here on my blog not to be too personal, but because I desire this blog toContinue reading “Eilah’s Birth Story”

What’s it’s like being a mom of 2 :) 11 months in!

It’s been 11 months since having our second child and I thought it would be nice to share how it’s been going! First, you see those faces?! I adore them! My children, a boy and girl, are 19 months apart. My daughter was born last February and my son was born two Junes before that.Continue reading “What’s it’s like being a mom of 2 🙂 11 months in!”