The Letter


It is amazing how one of the biggest moments of your life can come down to one written letter. A letter that you do not know how to write. Have you ever thought SO many 'thoughts' that you felt your mind would explode? I experience this every day but when that pen hits the paper, … Continue reading The Letter

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The Cost of Transparency


Based on my previous blog entry this week, I felt led to post this. The cost of transparency is GREAT. When you are real, raw and open you will face trials and persecution. You will displease people. You will not be popular. Feelings will get hurt at times and nerves will be touched. Transparency can (more … Continue reading The Cost of Transparency

God uses everything. This is my story.


Many times in my life, I have stopped to just ponder the power and impact of my life. Am I making a ripple in this world? Am I using the most of my God given talents? Is my life worth something? These are questions that I believe we ALL face at some point in our … Continue reading God uses everything. This is my story.

Today’s Take Home Message: Never Give Up


Hi Everyone! 🙂 I know this is a message for someone. Watch today's video on "Never Giving Up", we all have those moments where we just want to throw in the towel and today's message shares just why you don't want to do that. Be encouraged, Ashley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECV7dvyvB34

Let Jesus Take the Wheel: How to Release Expectations and Experience the Fullness of Joy.


So many times in my life I felt that I needed to be in control. I had to control everything to ensure that I no longer felt hurt, sadness, abandonment, loss or whatever else it was that I was dealing with at the time. I found that the more I tried to control my life … Continue reading Let Jesus Take the Wheel: How to Release Expectations and Experience the Fullness of Joy.

YOU are enough- Ashley Poptodorova


Did you know sweet girl that YOU are enough? There is NOTHING you could do in this moment to be ANY more than you are. YOU are enough. Imperfections and all. Stop striving the worldly way. Stop seeking approval from things, people or situations. No title, no achievement, no accolade will make you more than … Continue reading YOU are enough- Ashley Poptodorova

God never uses anyone greatly until He tests them deeply- A.W. Tozer


  I absolutely LOVE this quote. It is one of my favorites so I felt compelled to expand on it a little more and share what it means to me. So many times in my life I felt tested and tried. During those times, I could not always see the "light" or the purpose behind … Continue reading God never uses anyone greatly until He tests them deeply- A.W. Tozer

The 4th time around- A transparent and touching guest post by Allison Pugmire


  The 4th Time Around Four years ago I gave birth to our son. My sweet boy who died before he got to live. And I think he saved me from doing the same thing. Without him, I think I may have died before I ever learned to live. I did not have even one … Continue reading The 4th time around- A transparent and touching guest post by Allison Pugmire

Everything beautiful I’ve ever learned from trusting God.


Wow. Such a big title to fill, "Everything beautiful I've ever learned from trusting God." So many times in my life God had to undo everything in my life so all I could see was him. Stripped and left with the bare bones, I could finally see clearly. No junk, no clutter, no distraction. How … Continue reading Everything beautiful I’ve ever learned from trusting God.