On Submission: Part Two

This is part two of a two-part post on the topic of submission. You can find part one here. Last week, I spent an entire post on what biblical submission is not. It is not treating a wife like she is a child or a husband having totalitarian authority. But what about what submission is? This is … Continue reading On Submission: Part Two

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What It Means To Be a Helpmeet

Last week, I published a blog post on the dangers of purity culture. I briefly touched on my experience with that culture. I also went deeper into why purity culture is so harmful and where it strays from the gospel. Today's post is kind of a follow up, but most certainly stands on its own … Continue reading What It Means To Be a Helpmeet

On Purity Culture

**I want to preface this post by stating that much of what I am about to say about my experience with purity culture had nothing to do with my parents. The most they did that could be considered "purity culture" was buy me a purity ring at age sixteen, that came to represent much more … Continue reading On Purity Culture

Still Alive / January Goals Recap

On the first of each month, I will look back at the previous month and evaluate how I did with reaching my 2018 goals. This will accomplish two purposes: first, it will keep me accountable. Second, it will give me a visual of where I'm at and where I need to improve in the coming … Continue reading Still Alive / January Goals Recap

The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 3

Each week, my husband, Reid, and I will be sharing our thoughts as we go through our first Whole30 together. We will be writing on this post each day as a sort of diary, sharing what each day is like for each of us as individuals. This week, we surpassed the halfway point, and are … Continue reading The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 3

The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 2

Each week, my husband, Reid, and I will be sharing our thoughts as we go through our first Whole30 together. We will be writing on this post each day as a sort of diary, sharing what each day is like for each of us as individuals. We have reached the end of week two, and … Continue reading The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 2

The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 1

Each week, my husband, Reid, and I will be sharing our thoughts as we go through our first Whole30 together. We will be writing on this post each day as a sort of diary, sharing what each day is like for each of us as individuals. We'll share our struggles, cravings, favorite foods, and our … Continue reading The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 1

Navy Life: So You Married (or are Dating) a Nuke

As a Navy wife, I am a member of multiple Facebook groups for Navy SOs. Some are local to where I am now or where I will be soon. Others are for Navy SOs in general, attracting women from all over the country (and some from all over the world!) to come together, meet each … Continue reading Navy Life: So You Married (or are Dating) a Nuke

Going to Disney on a Navy Budget

At the end of October, my husband and I used one of his four day weekends to take a trip to Disney World. It was a blast and our first real vacation as a married couple. We were so glad we did it. The schedule we're on can get stressful and zombie-like, and the change … Continue reading Going to Disney on a Navy Budget

When your best friend gets married.

While going through some drafts I have been working on for future posts, I found this completed but never published post I wrote a year and a half ago. I wrote it as I was going through the changes and struggles of being the only single friend watching my closest friends get married. I learned … Continue reading When your best friend gets married.