Life, Marriage, Relationships

Letting Go of Unmet Expectations in Marriage

A lot of the time life can feel unfair. Part of this feeling comes from expectations being unmet. I certainly expected my present circumstances to be different. I thought I'd work before having a baby, that I'd be in my own home, that I'd live near my family and friends. However, that's not how life… Continue reading Letting Go of Unmet Expectations in Marriage

Newlywed Reflections

The Only Good Thing Newlywed Reflections~Month 8

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections I say to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing." Psalm 16:2 Sometimes it feels like life won't stop throwing snowballs at you. I know that sounds like a terrible analogy but it's winter and we're going to… Continue reading The Only Good Thing Newlywed Reflections~Month 8

Newlywed Reflections, Uncategorized

5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections The last month has not been fun. Between the end of the semester deadlines and ongoing car trouble, I've been struggling to not feel overwhelmed and stressed. At the same time, I'm incredibly grateful to our family for helping Mike and me over the past… Continue reading 5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

Favourites, Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Favourites Friday>> Surviving Sarah Podcast

Happy FriYay! Today's favourite is a podcast I have been binge listening to on the drive to school and back. I absolutely cannot get enough of this podcast. I come away feeling inspired, motivated and excited each time I hear an interview with a different woman about what she is doing or has been through.… Continue reading Favourites Friday>> Surviving Sarah Podcast

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

I Thought I’d be a Perfect Wife Newlywed Reflections~Month 2

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections I Thought I'd be a Perfect Wife... I'm using a bit of hyperbole here, but I thought I would be a whole lot better at this wife thing. I've read marriage books, listened to countless Focus on the Family Podcasts, read blog after blog on… Continue reading I Thought I’d be a Perfect Wife Newlywed Reflections~Month 2

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

What Surprised Me About our First Month of Marriage Newlywed Reflections~Month 1

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections As of June 7th, Michael and I have been married for one month!! When we were engaged time seemed to move super slow, since we've been married time has flown by! Lately, I've been thinking a lot about this past month and what I've learned, been… Continue reading What Surprised Me About our First Month of Marriage Newlywed Reflections~Month 1

Life, Relationships, Uncategorized

Why I Don’t Want To Be Curious Anymore

I've always classified myself as a curious person. From a young age, I was fascinated in discovering new information. As a young child, I was especially interested in animals. I had an encyclopedia type book on animals and I was an avid watcher of Zoboomafoo. Basically, I considered myself an animal "expert" and I made sure that my family knew they… Continue reading Why I Don’t Want To Be Curious Anymore

Personal Growth, Relationships, Singleness

When You Don’t Get What You Want

I recently heard a story about a lady who had infertility problems and she was to adopt another ladies baby after it was born. The due date came and went, and it turned out the lady had given the baby to someone else. She had been promised this baby, had been hoping and excitedly preparing.… Continue reading When You Don’t Get What You Want