The Excellent Wife: Week 7 Homework

Hey wifey friend. As I was driving to our gathering on Friday, I felt the Holy Spirit begin to whisper to me. I was passing all of these gorgeous trees on my drive. Trees full of beautiful colors. Leaves turning browns and oranges and adoring shades of autumn. Leaves that, at any moment, will fall…

The Excellent Wife: Week 5 Homework

Is it just me, or is there something about fall weather and just the fall season in general that lights a fire in you to get your act together? Something about it gets me all fired up to win the coziest, “pumpkiniest”, warm and fuzziest home award. This ever cooling, ever changing season also has…

The Excellent Wife: Week 4 Homework

Sweet friend, I wish with all my heart I could meet you at the nearest, most quaint and lovely coffee shop. I wish we could order something fabulous with a pound of whip cream on top, find a comfy couch in that shop and sit a while. I wish I could hear your heart. I…

The Excellent Wife: Week 3 Homework

Good Morning ladies! Before we get started, I want you to stop. I want you to close your eyes. I want you to ask the Lord to speak to you in a way you’ve not known before. Ask Him to put a love in your heart for Him, for HIS heart. Everything we attempt to…

To the girl who…is so ready to be a mama.

To the high school girl who is so ready to be a mama. You don’t share this desire with many people around you for fear of odd stares, but deep down, it’s there. To the single girl who’s heart is so ready to start your family. So ready to wash dirty hands and scrub little…

Flourish on a Dime: Where do I start?

I had a conversation with a friend a few days ago that’s still got my wheels turning. How is it that we so often want Jesus to use our lives to make a difference for eternal purpose, but secretly hold back the things that we’re embarrassed of, the things that we keep hidden, the things…

Flourish on a Dime: A journey to a simple life & a full heart

I’m about to share a part of my life with you that I have never really felt led to be vulnerable with. Coming from the heart of emotions and feels, choosing to go a different path in my words feels funny this morning, but exciting all the same. I’ve spent the past year dwelling on…

The Excellent Wife: Who Can Find? Week ONE Recap

Good morning sweet ladies of Flourish! Well, it’s a brand new day but morning but my mind is still wrapped on all the goodness that we dug into yesterday morning. How wonderful was Jesus to give us His sweet presence in that sweet place all gathered together as His daughters? Oh, I pray that the words…

The Excellent Wife: A Flourish Fall Bible study

  Well good morning all of you amazing wives! I am absolutely out of my mind thrilled that you have chosen to be apart of our brand new Flourish fall bible study this semester! Words cannot express to you just how strongly the Lord has put YOU on my heart! More than anything, I desire…

Flourish MAMA Flourish : A new season

Hey you. Yeah, I’m talking to you, ole trusty laptop. It’s been awhile. Dust has settled on your edges. Your screens gone black for over a year now. I haven’t sat down behind you in quite some time. Ya see, I’ve been a little busy. The season of sitting with you for hours and hours…

Ashleigh & Brett’s Adoption Journey…Love on the Line

Isn’t it funny how the Lord speaks? He speaks through people. He speaks through silence. He speaks through the words of worship. Here lately, as these past few weeks have slowly crept on, I’ve found myself asking Jesus for specific things. I see this adoption process, this wait coming to an end. This brings an…