Guest Post for Loved+Blessed

This month I had the pleasure and opportunity to guest write for Loved+Blessed and their blog! Loved+Blessed is a Christian women’s ministry that encourages and supports everyday women. One of the special things that Loved+Blessed offers are encouragement subscription boxes! Each month’s box focuses on a different theme and includes some really sweet items. 

The post that I wrote was before this global pandemic, but I think the words are still true for today. The topic that I wrote about is related to self-care, but also about focusing self-care around Jesus. Below is a small excerpt of my post but please feel free to click the link below to read the full post. 

Self Care is not About You, it’s About Jesus

Maybe you’ve had a really bad day today. Maybe you’re coming off of a really difficult year. Maybe you’re going through a difficult season of marriage. Maybe you have an unbelieving spouse. Maybe you’ve chased screaming children around all day. Maybe you have a child who has special needs and requires more care and attention than you have energy to give. Maybe you’re juggling school, work, and a family. Maybe you’re going through depression and anxiety. Maybe you’ve had a disappointment. Maybe you even have ministry-fatigue. Whatever the situation may be or whatever your life looks like right now–my sister in Christ, I pray that you will be encouraged by these words. I pray that your soul would be revived so that, in turn, your self would be revived. Because, after all, self-care isn’t actually about us. Self-care is about being made alive IN Christ so that we may glorify Him in all that we do. Self-care is about Jesus and it begins with Jesus.”

Click this link to read the full blog post

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Snapshots of 26

Tomorrow is my birthday and I will be turning 27! Does that mean I’ll now be in my late twenties? So weird! I wrote a blog post last year to recap Snapshots of 25, and it was so fun for me that I decided to do another one for 26. It was really great to look back on the past year and reminisce of all the things I got to do, places I went, and people I was able to see. I don’t typically like to post stuff about my family on my blog, but let’s just say that  the majority of all the photos I took last year were from family related events–which is so special to me. Below are some of the highlights from the past year and they include passing a big test, traveling to Maine, doing a couple of fun photo shoots for the blog, writing my first sponsored blog post (here), traveling to Washington DC, celebrating a dear friend’s wedding on NYE, going to ICELAND (favorite trip of all time–read that blog post here), going to Chicago, and just spending time with people I love. I’m really looking forward to this next year of life and can’t wait to see what 27 has to bring!

 

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