Caelum’s birth story Caelum means sky; heavens Our little slice of heaven on earth Sunday morning I suspected I had early labor contractions, but I let Clayton sleep in and turned off our alarms for church. Rest seemed more important in case this was early labor! I contacted my doula, and she encouraged me to… Continue reading My Birth Story
What Are You Waiting For?
I walked into my job interview with a juiced up resume in hand. I was determined to get my first adult job. Whatever it took. I wasn’t necessarily lying but I put stuff on there I didn’t remember much about. So when I began my job, I felt like a fraud. Have you ever felt… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
Do you want to feel restored? Are you waiting for this year to end? Do you feel like flipping the page on a calendar is like hitting the reset button? If so, I’m right there with you. I took a break from writing-that lasted longer than I expected. I realized if I had been a… Continue reading Living Restored
How Spiritually Mature Are You
“I can’t believe I said that to them. C’mon, Britney, you taught on James 3 the other day.” This is the narrative in my mind after I’ve said something I’ve regretted. Maybe you can relate? James 3:2 says, “For we all stumble in many ways…” But just because we all mess up with our words doesn’t mean we… Continue reading How Spiritually Mature Are You
No Fear Too Small For God
Since my junior year in high school, a specific fear comes back to haunt me every autumn. My fear continues to nag at me. I try to push it down, but it feels like I’m fighting against the changing of the seasons. As I’ve grown, this fear no longer feels as threatening but I still… Continue reading No Fear Too Small For God
What my book is about
Life update: I finished book proposal boot camp! The past 3 months I have been extensively working on my book proposal. If you follow me on Instagram, I may have mentioned this a few times. I’d like to explain what my book is going to be about and why I’m writing a proposal before the… Continue reading What my book is about
What Is My Spiritual Gift?
The first time I wanted to study Spiritual Gifts I was a sophomore in high school. I wanted to study Spiritual Gifts, because I was curious to see what mine was, and it seemed like an easy topic to grow spiritually. Boy, was I wrong. I quickly found out there is a lot behind spiritual… Continue reading What Is My Spiritual Gift?
What To Do When You Mess Up: 3 Steps to Take
It’s right before my eyes slam shut at night. My mind swims with possibilities of things I could have done differently. Things I should have done differently. If he’s awake, my husband gets an ear full of my woes. He can’t fix me, so I feel like I’m stuck in a cycle of beating myself up. Do… Continue reading What To Do When You Mess Up: 3 Steps to Take
How to Fight Anxiety & Depression
The gut-drop feeling hits when I least expect it. My throat starts to tighten. My head pounds. Anything good about the day is forgotten. Sometimes it’s a big thing that triggers me into a downward spiral. Sometimes it’s a bunch of little things. What starts your downward spiral? Some of my triggers for my anxiety… Continue reading How to Fight Anxiety & Depression
Why Marriage is Hard, But Doesn’t Have to Be
“As much as I don’t understand you, you don’t understand me.” And he was right. My husband and I celebrated 2 years of marriage this month. And this was a conversation we had recently. I saw my husband’s hobbies as him avoiding time with me. I thought he was choosing to spend time away from… Continue reading Why Marriage is Hard, But Doesn’t Have to Be