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…

To the girl who…has drifted from God.

You’re starring out at the ocean. Your toes buried in the sand. Sunglasses blocking the shade. You’re focused on the sound of the waves crashing against each other. Zoned in on the way they foam white after they hit and wash up on the shore. You decide to step out and wade in the ocean…

To the girl who…hates her parents.

Hey girl. So we’ve heard that you maybe, sorta, kinda despise your mom and dad. Bottom line is…they don’t understand you and you have decided in your mind that you give up. On them. On trying to have a relationship with them. A few things that have ran across your mind and out of your…

Ashleigh & Brett’s Adoption Journey…AN UPDATE!

I’ve had a lot of people ask me about updates on this adoption journey we are currently walking. So, where to begin? Our little girl is almost here. Here lately, there hasn’t been a day go by where Brett and I look at each other in shock for a good 10 seconds and one of…

To the girl who…has had a miscarriage.

This. I hate this. I’ve kept myself busy for a week now…made myself focus on other things, happy things, girls night things, things that take my mind off of my reality. But today…today, I have nothing to focus on. Nothing to work towards right now. Nothing that gives me the ability to say,”Tomorrow. I’ll think…

To the girl who…has been affected by DIVORCE.

Divorce: to legally dissolve one’s marriage with another. This word is not a fun word. This word is not a word filled with hope. This is a word that is real, that invades the lives of thousands, thousands of girls who are stuck right in the middle of their parents choices. This word became a…

Flourishing through Ruth…Getting PAST rejection (part 2).

We left you Tuesday with one question… Have you been rejected? Well?  have you? We have totally, undeniably been rejected before and we know one thing, it really, really hurts. It hurts when someone gets to know you and who you are is not who they want. What did you do? What was wrong with…