This is my little space on the internet where I wear my heart on my sleeve, where I keep it real and above all, where I hope to encourage others. I share my life with you, not because I think I’m awesome, but because I believe that life is meant to be shared. And maybe, just maybe, God will use my story, experiences and randomness to encourage you in your life.

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Identity Crisis

We found out when I was just shy of 6 weeks pregnant. People that we had told started asking me questions I wasn’t prepared for. Are you going to use a doctor or a midwife? Do you think you’ll want to do a natural birth? What about a home birth? When is your first appointment? Do you […]

August 17, 2015

Personal, The Pregnancy Files

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After the Final Positive

Our heads were spinning, to say the least. I felt like I was dreaming. How could I  be pregnant? It was a lot to wrap my head around, and we didn’t exactly have much time to process because in a few hours, we would be hosting our weekly small group/bible study. It just so happened to be […]

August 16, 2015

Personal, The Pregnancy Files

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The Road to the Unexpected Positive

About 4 years ago, I started seeing a naturopath to see if she could help address my infertility naturally. One of the things she noticed right away from my blood work was my hypothyroidism. I didn’t know I had it and she was certain that addressing this could greatly increase my chances of conceiving. It […]

August 15, 2015

Personal, The Pregnancy Files

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The Olive and the New Life

Oh, how deep, wide and overflowing is the grace of God! Friends, my heart is about to burst. Can you even believe how great his mercies are?! After 7 years of unexplained infertility, there is now LIFE in my womb. I can’t possibly express all that my heart, body and mind are feeling in this […]

August 14, 2015

Beneath the Olive Tree, Personal, The Pregnancy Files

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Julia :: Redeemed Session

Last month, I had the pleasure of photographing the talented and brave Julia as part of a special Beneath the Olive Tree project. The session was about more than just creating cool images; it was about sharing a story; her story. As we walked through the session together, I asked her if she had a […]

August 5, 2015

Beneath the Olive Tree, Personal, Portraits

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