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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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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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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Being You

When I was a little girl, all I did was think ahead. I was always thinking about what was next, and I made sure to have every little thing planned out from my future career to my how many kids I would have. Along with this process (as well as realizing that planning out my future was not really up…

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Live Intentionally

When it comes to reading scripture, I feel like we tend to just skim over certain verses. If you grew up in the church, you have probably seen every verse over a million times, so you just kind of tune most of it out. But if we do that, we might miss out on some of the secret treasures God…

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Enough

We go through life with a smile on our face, even if it is not a real one. There is so much going on in our heads that nobody even knows about. We doubt ourselves. We do not believe in ourselves. We just want to be enough, but we are not always sure how to get there.   Am I…

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