am i enough?

5 1/2 years ago i became a momma. after 9 months of pregnancy, an epidural, a few pushes + that gentle cry and shocked baby boy face. tears of overwhelming joy. tears of pain {no one told me about the days AFTER pregnancy}. tears for thankfulness. tears when friends & family visited. tears for the 102 degree high heat in Virginia in … [Read more...]

do not celebrate mediocrity.

when i grow up i want to be average. part of the crowd. eager to be the same. i just want to be unnoticed. unmotivated. un- seriously, is this really what we are celebrating now? celebrating each other for being mediocre? falsely building each other up instead of coming alongside and helping them grow in their weaknesses? i see it … [Read more...]

30 has arrived.

it's the eve of my 30th birthday and i'm reflecting tonight. with eager anticipation, i have waited for this birthday since i was in middle school. // i suppose i always assumed that turning 30 would make me an insta-adult. mature. i have never been shy to admit my age and according to my 53 year old dad, "age is just a number." so tonight, on … [Read more...]