Tag: Faith

One – Year Strong

On December 10, 2018 Stunningly Strong turned one. As I looked back at the Facebook memories and Timehop posts I remembered all the feelings, all the expectations that I had on that day one year ago. Stunningly Strong started as a platform for makeup that I was beginning to sell,

December’s Stunningly Strong Woman Mary: Scared but Willing

As I was thinking about who I should highlight this month, I kept coming back to Mary because each year during the Christmas season we hear the story of how an angel of the Lord appeared to a girl and proclaimed that she would give birth to a son even

When Words Fail

The air is sharp and it stings my eyes causing them to tear more than what they already have been doing on their own. Each inhale fills my lungs with cold and each exhale shows the breath as it leaves my body. The morning is dark and still and quiet,

Boycotting “A Thanks A Day”

The past two weeks my Timehop feed has been full of previous social media post where I’ve started each day with “A Thanks A Day” from November 1-Thanksgiving. While I love looking back at what I have been grateful for; this year I decided not to participate in the November

November’s Stunningly Strong Woman: Storm

This month we celebrate Veteran’s Day and truth be told, I knew last year who I wanted to feature for November 2018’s Stunningly Strong Woman. I’m not sure if anyone else is this way, but I always get a lump in my throat when the National Anthem is sung or

The Tale of Two Trees

Two trees grew strong and proud side by side in the same field. Day and night they were exposed to the same elements and their roots grew to the same depth. Each season visited the trees at the same time and they experienced them in the same manner. Wintertime covered

High Grace

This morning, I was reading through my journal and came across an entry from August 2016. Our family had just experienced a major life transition and I was finding myself in a season that could have been fraught with anxiety and frustration. My top five strengths according to The Clifton

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