The Little Things

The Outcome Of Grief: Consumption Or Strength?

admin / January 5, 2018

January 27, 2014, changed my life forever. On that day, I had to make a critical decision for my life. Was I going to let grief consume me or strengthen me? “Seek the Lord and His strength, seek his presence continually!” 1 Chronicles 16:11 In January of 2014, I was a junior at Broken Arrow High School. I had an incredible…

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Goodbye 2017

admin / December 31, 2017

And another year is over just like that…As usual, the end of the year and the start of a new year brings a great opportunity to reminisce about the great moments and even the bad moments that took place during the year. For myself, 2017 has been a year full of growth, learning, victories, heartbreak and a bunch of little…

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Love Is…Family Edition

admin / December 19, 2017

Isn’t it crazy how a complete stranger to your life can make you realize just how blessed you are? Today I had someone tell me how lucky I was to be so close to my family and that they envied that. Now this person is simply an outsider looking in. They have never met my family or seen how we…

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“Give Thanks In All Circumstances”

admin / November 5, 2017

“Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 There is a clear switch from October 31st to November 1st: Halloween season to Thanksgiving season. We flip from saying “trick or treat” to telling all of our Facebook friends what we are thankful for as Thanksgiving…

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“You Are Free”

admin / September 12, 2017

As an avid reader and someone who loves words (yes, I know I am a nerd), I am constantly on the search for a good book. My Nana sent me a link about a week ago to a video series, Rhythms of Grace, by Rebekah Lyons. The videos were all about learning how to be ok and willing to accept a season…

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Be Still…And Know

admin / August 22, 2017

“Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 That verse has always stuck with me, but it took me a little bit to fully understand what God was trying to tell me in one verse. At first, when I heard “be still” I literally thought of physically being still. I am the type of person that has no…

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Why?

Tomorrow morning my summer is officially coming to a close as I drive back to good ole Norman, Oklahoma, to start the process of getting ready for the new baby Alpha Phi’s we will welcome home in a couple of weeks. If you take a look at my Instagram, you probably think that my summer was picture perfect: sweet moments…

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Beauty

Ipsy July Glam Bag Review

Hi, loves! It is my second week getting the fabulous ipsy bag, and I must say…I love ipsy! There are some great products in this months bag that you for sure will want to check out. Makeup Bag All I have to say is…what the heck is a gudetama? My 13-year-old sister, who is fluent in the world of anime,…

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Need New Sunnies? Check out, Civion!

Hi, loves! A couple weeks ago I was contacted via Instagram by a company that asked if I would be willing to try out their product and give my feedback to my lovely followers. How exciting is that?  Civion is a cute online accessory store based in New York that sells the absolute cutest sunglasses and bracelets. I had never heard…

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