Sometimes I Forget my Compassion: Working on being an Encouraging Wife


It’s easy to get caught up in our own emotions, especially if our partners aren’t as vocal about how they are feeling or what they are going through. I have started to challenge myself to be more empathetic with my husband when something doesn’t go right. It takes two to make a marriage work and I always want him to know that I’m on his side.

Changing Lanes: I’m not that kind of artist


I’ve been doing a lot of contemplation about my career lately. I know what I went to school for, but is that really what I want to do for the next 30 or so years? I’ve known that I’ve wanted to be an artist since I was five years old, that much hasn’t changed. But…

Starting from the bottom. . . Again


You know that moment when you think you have pretty decent skills in one area, only to be shown that you aren’t as skilled as you thought? Well friends, that is where I found myself last night. As mentioned in a previous post, I’m working with my brother to update my design portfolio. It has…

Fasting and Furniture


Whenever a new year starts, Brandon (the hubster) and I tend to participate in a spiritual activity to help us reboot and re-focus. This year, it’s the 21 day Daniel fast. Aside from avoiding certain foods, we are writing in journals daily, praying and getting in some personal worship time with God. This is day…

Hello 2015 and Affirmations


Praise the Lord, we lived to see another year on Earth. Some of us may not be in the best of situations or moods, but we are all here. That’s something to be thankful for. I’ve attempted to make resolutions in the past but for lack of planning/execution or setting the bar too high, it’s…