Pregnancy: My Experience & 1st Trimester Must Haves

Let me start by saying: I am extremely excited to be a mom! It is something I have wanted & prayed for for years. I am very much looking forward to holding that little bundle & watching Baby C grow… But, I’m going to be brutally honest: So far, pregnancy just plain sucks – physically,… Read More

Life is in the Waiting…

I have been so sick all week…my body is tired & worn. But, it has given me a great amount of time to think. And, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. You see – things have been quite a bit tight, things have been one surprise or struggle after another, just as my… Read More

I Have a Confession…

So, last week, I was not really living out freedom, satisfaction, and abundance. I found myself swallowed in fear, anxiety, doubt, depression, and honestly, came to moments I questioned my sanity. One day last week, I even had a meltdown…one of major proportions. Anger, anxiety, and self-hatred like I hadn’t felt in a long, long… Read More

Gratitude Changes Everything

Even Perspective… Perhaps, especially perspective. When we focus on negatives or lack or weaknesses: what needs to get done ways we fall short roles we are unable to fill jobs we don’t get accomplished things we wish we had but don’t fear/anxiety Any of these and more, we get self-centered, we get tunnel vision trying… Read More

Today – Do One Thing

Happy Monday, everyone. Today, I’m starting a new weekly posting called: Monday Motivation Minute Every Monday, I will update with new words of motivation, encouragement, and wisdom (but that was just too long for a name). Beginning soon, there will be YouTube videos to go along with this, so keep your eyes out. Ok, let’s… Read More

Recent Thoughts

Over on my personal blog, I had written some things recently that may be helpful for some in ministry or helping professions, when looking at things like depression, anxiety, and burn-out, either in ourselves or our clients. As I step out in faith, and grow in the direction of focusing on these areas, I wanted… Read More

Value

One of my greatest goals is to help others recognize their own value. Because, somewhere along the way, I have realized: When you recognize your own value, it gets harder to allow others to devalue you. This is something I am currently walking through, recognizing what I can bring to the table. Recognizing my value… Read More

Winds of Change

Since I updated 2 months ago (2 months! Crazy), there have been even more changes going on in the life of this Tiny House, oily life living counselor. I have been elated at the growing relationship with my fella. I have been a part of an amazing church plant here in Oklahoma (soon, there will… Read More

A Day in the Life of an Oily, Tiny House Counselor

Today, is a day I’m so excited about: A day in my Tiny House, Oily life! Morning:   I use Thieves products to jump start my day: Toothpaste & Mouthwash. Also, I use this deoderant (A caveat is that I’ve learned that during he hottest part of summer, I am unable to continue with good hygiene… Read More