We’re all struggling

Hi, my name is Brently and I miss people😭⁣⁣I haven’t posted anything really in regards to COVID-19. Partially because it still doesn’t seem real. Partially because it’s affected me more than I care to admit. ⁣⁣The reality is, this hurts. I’m an extrovert, an enneagram 2, and I feel called to serve others. Dustin oftenContinue reading “We’re all struggling”

Still.

I’ve held on to this for a week now… ⁣ ⁣ “The Lord will fight for you, and you must be quiet.” Existed 14:14 ⁣ ⁣ “Now, therefore, present yourselves and see this great thing that the Lord will do before your eyes.” 1 Samuel 12:16 ⁣ ⁣ “To seek to lead a quiet life,Continue reading “Still.”

Certainty in the uncertainty

This time of year is hard for many of us. This will be the first year we go through the holidays without my Mawmaw and my heart has felt broken more than I care to admit. ⁣ ⁣ Just this morning, I woke up from a dream so real with her, and I felt theContinue reading “Certainty in the uncertainty”

Stop instilling false fear

I was you. I laughed at the thought of using essential oils to support my health. I thought it was silly that someone could be so concerned about what they’re putting on their skin. I thought it was unnecessary to worry about what you clean with since the goal was to get rid of germs.Continue reading “Stop instilling false fear”

Make it to church

*I originally posted this on Facebook/Instagram but I thought maybe you needed to hear this, too! This is pretty much how we spent most of our weekend. Warren had a tummy bug Friday and spent yesterday recovering. This is also the one weekend Dustin was out of town. If I’m being honest, this weekend exhaustedContinue reading “Make it to church”

Three years later…

Just under a year ago, I made a post about finding a safe place in the church. The funny thing is, I wrote that piece in a time of reflection. Yet here I am today and not much has changed… This picture is blurry. This picture is old. This picture shows two little babies whoContinue reading “Three years later…”

Girl, stop “washing your face”

This is going to be a very unpopular opinion, and I’m okay with that…⁣ I was there. I read the book and I bought into it. ⁣ I fell prey into believing that I am in control and that what others think of me should never matter. I believed the lie that I should beContinue reading “Girl, stop “washing your face””

We chose what we saw fit…and still do

I don’t know why after 22 years I still struggle with how others see me. I don’t know why I constantly apologize for the things I do and I don’t know why I feel like I always have to explain myself to others. But I do…even after 22 years. You see, nearly a year andContinue reading “We chose what we saw fit…and still do”

I miss it, but I don’t…

There’s nothing quite like being sick and spending days in bed to drive you straight into a reminiscent state. ⁣⠀⠀⁣The truth is, I miss it. ⁣⠀⠀⁣I miss the long naps cuddling together. ⁣⠀⠀⁣I miss our long hours together that required nursing and changing diapers and lots of learning on both ends. ⁣ The truth is,Continue reading “I miss it, but I don’t…”

Have a team focus outside of sports

You may not be a football fan, and that’s okay. But I think we learn important lessons through sports. Today, my family and I sat and watched an emotional Saints game. I know there’s a lot of people who don’t understand that, but there is a lot of pride for the team who represents yourContinue reading “Have a team focus outside of sports”