The Lyrics of Patriotic Songs May Surprise You

Originally posted on Live So Fully:
Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C. (photo by RaeAnn Jent) Hey everyone, I hope your Fourth of July is off to a great start. Happy 242nd Birthday, America! One of my favorite parts of the Fourth of July or Memorial Day are patriotic songs. No kidding, I used to march around the house singing You’re a Grand Old Flag while waving… Continue reading The Lyrics of Patriotic Songs May Surprise You

God’s Not Done with You!

Have you ever wondered why? Why am I here? What is my purpose? Why did this happen to me? Why hasn’t it happened yet? There’s so much in life we don’t understand and sometimes it just gets depressing. But no matter how “done” we feel, there’s hope. I recently heard this song from Tauren Wells and it’s such an amazing reminder of God’s truth! God … Continue reading God’s Not Done with You!

3 Tips for Online Thrifting

I recently discovered the world of online thrifting and am not sure I can go back to regular stores now. So if you’re looking for ways to purchase new-to-you items without overpaying, online thrifting may be perfect for you! This post isn’t sponsored in any way, but I’m mainly focusing on Poshmark. I’ve heard good things about ThreadUp, but haven’t personally tried it. So basically, … Continue reading 3 Tips for Online Thrifting

3 Steps to Finding Your Personal Style

One of the key components of having a capsule wardrobe, or really just making the best use of your wardrobe whatever size it is, involves understanding your personal style. That’s often easier said than done. It’s totally normal for your style to change over the years. And if you’re like me, and not an expert on trends or names of styles, it can be challenging … Continue reading 3 Steps to Finding Your Personal Style

Getting Back Into Exercising after an Injury

This past December, I fell down my basement stairs and had a horrible left-side skull fracture. To be honest, the situation could’ve been much worse. But the fall still left me with some repercussions – two scars on my leg that are fading, but I don’t know if they’ll go away and a lovely scar near my right eyebrow. I’ve come to terms with those, … Continue reading Getting Back Into Exercising after an Injury

3 Ways to Comfort a Grieving Family

Tuesday morning, a nine-year-old boy  from my church passed away. He’d been battling liver cancer for the last three years. It’s so hard to process, honestly. I can’t begin to imagine what the family is going through right now. Hopefully you’re not, but maybe you’re in a situation where you’re grieving or trying to figure out how to help people who are. Here are 3 … Continue reading 3 Ways to Comfort a Grieving Family

Do Childhood Passions Predict Your Future Career?

What did you enjoy most as a child? Were there certain toys you played with or games you loved that somehow correspond to your now career? I was decluttering under my bed the other day, going through a ginormous box of letters, projects, and photos that have accumulated in 20 years. As much as I’m striving to be a minimalist, I’m a sentimental hoarder. I … Continue reading Do Childhood Passions Predict Your Future Career?