being happy. choosing joy. loving life. it's just how i roll.  and i'm so determined to show others how to get to this same place that so effortlessly dwells inside of me. yes, it has become effortless. I know what it feels like to be unhappy.  joyless.  and hating my reality.  i know what it feels like to be a hundred pounds heavier and rejected.  i know how it feels to conquer demons that are deep rooted from generations back. and early on i learned how to be a fighter.  i learned how to survive.  it wasn't until about 7 years ago that I actually started learning how to thrive, not just survive.  my inward journey to complete peace and health started about 15 years ago.  it took time.  i wish i could sit here and say it was overnight and to just ask the Lord to heal you instantly. don't get me ...

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our family has learned so much this summer-especially the kids and i.  the husband grew up, traveling and singing with his brother and sisters, while his dad would bring the message. but the kids and i?  we have never experienced this lifestyle.   it's... different. and by different, i mean wild. and by wild, i mean crazy. and by crazy, i mean BANANAS.   and by bananas, i mean FABULOUS.  but, i'm so happy to be settling down and gaining my ground again.    those camper walls were slowly closing in on me, and my laundry was done at who ever offered up their washer and dryer.  and we had to do mini trips to the grocery store because our fridge only fills up enough food for 3 days of meals, and there was no way under the sun to live in a clean headquarters with three littles dragging out toys and crafts while a mom preps ...

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