Tag: truth

I’ll Have the Love with a Side of Grace

Valentines Day. Love it or hate it, it comes every February 14th and the stores are decked out in hearts, candy, cheesy stuffed animals and cards. In fact, on February 13th you can stroll the aisle of any major retailer and see guys with panicked faces trying to find that

Dear Daughter-in-Laws

This is a blog I wrote 7 years ago that popped up in my Timehop today. The boys have aged since then but every word of this letter is still true.

When Silence isn’t Golden

I have friends and family that have suffered the deepest of losses. They’ve buried babies, parents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, and best friends. For those of us in proximity to the ones that have suffered loss we can often time find ourselves without words; not knowing what to say so

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,

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

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

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