Encouraging Your Spouse, Your Children, And Your World

Encouraging someone is to infuse courage in them by saying and doing things that build them up. Here are five tangible things you can do this week: openly speaking positively and loving to your spouse in front of your kids to model proper behavior telling a friend, co-worker, or acquaintance how awesome you think they are … Continue Reading

How To Be A Prayerful Planner In A Busy World

Shirt: Anthropologie | Jeans: Topshop | Tote: Nordstrom | Cardigan: Free People | Shoes: Marc Fisher | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Bandana: Levi’s | Earrings: vintage pearls from my Great-Grandmother | Prayerful Planner photography: Bryan Grayson January and August are excellent times to invest in planners. January for the standard, dated planners to begin the new year and August for the … Continue Reading

Do We Have Free Will

When I created this Free Will design, I wasn’t thinking of the dull choices I make throughout my life, “Do we visit your parents or my parents this year for Thanksgiving? Should we cook tonight or order take-out?” No. I designed this shirt with a much deeper thought in mind…..to focus on the freedom found in … Continue Reading

To The “Good Girl” In Church

My testimony seems pretty simple at first glance – it’s probably not anything you haven’t seen before. My parents raised me in a Baptist church, where we each heavily participated in activities, and around age 6, I began to ask my parents questions about Jesus. I prayed the “sinner’s prayer” with my dad not long … Continue Reading

Anxiety: 7 Ways To Beat It!

Anxiety is another word for worry or stress! It’s basically a fear of something that isn’t even dangerous. Which means it’s irrational. It’s only a REAL fear when it’s something legitimately dangerous (like falling from a high-rise) because that can hurt you. Anxiety is just an annoying little feeling that we perceive as a serious threat. We … Continue Reading

Guest Blog: My Personal Walk With God

It all started when I was 5, I was told to ask for Jesus to come live in my heart at a local daycare. I vividly remember being moved by something in that moment. It was warm and nice, but following that short encounter, I spent 15 years seeking the world. In return, it would … Continue Reading

Defeating Codependency & Pornography

So while equality for women is kind of a huge talking point right now, the thing I’m going to talk to you about in this post still veers towards taboo, for women that is.   I mean, everyone knows men struggle with lust and pornography. A lot of people would think that, more often than … Continue Reading

You Were Made To Be A Mom

My name is Caroline. I’m 27 years old, a part time CrossFit trainer, married to Blake, with 3 beautiful babies all under the age of 3. Eme is 2.5, Gus is 15 months, and Duke is 2 months.  Marrying Blake 5 years ago was the best decision I ever made, after salvation, of course. Our first two … Continue Reading

My Eating Disorder Breakthrough

The day I knew I was free from my eating disorder was almost like any other day…almost. I was walking down the steps at my university when it hit me. I had NOT thought about what I ate for breakfast. Like, at all. Not since I took the very last bite. It was nothing short … Continue Reading

The Road Less Traveled: Finding Joy In Your Journey

Want to understand how to experience joy on the road less traveled? Well, I can tell you that it doesn’t begin with comparison…. Comparison is the thief of joy. Seriously. It is. For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with always comparing. Comparing myself to my peers. To the models in the magazines. … Continue Reading