While I was reviewing my plan for February, I realized that I didn’t share my word of the month. I kind of hinted at February’s word with my blog post about discernment. As I work towards becoming more prudent, I think it is necessary to make better decisions about relationships, especially my relationship with myself….
Celebrating My 20th Wedding Anniversary and Getting A Divorce
I wasn’t going to post anything today, but the blogger in me had to write something. When I first started blogging, I used to participate in a blog link-up with the hashtag #wifeywednesday. I’m in the middle of a divorce, and today is Wednesday and my twentieth wedding anniversary.
So Much to Love, Even More, to Discern
February is a whole mood, dipped in shea butter, Egyptian musk, and all the shades of us.
Becoming Abstemious: A Mindful Consumption Journey to Better Living
2023 Word of the Year – Prudent
Like most people, I go through the rituals of the new year. I purchase new planners, create a vision board, and re-visit my goals. But my favorite part of the annual reset is selecting my word of the year.
Happy New Year! Celebrating What Remains
In the public relations industry, we measure just about everything. It stems from the idea that if you don’t measure, you can’t improve. Let’s say it had been a while since I sat down to dig deep into the results of my actions, motivations, and commitments in my personal life. Self-reflection made me realize that I wasn’t building the life I was purposed to live.
What Do You Cherish?
When I typed my editorial calendar ideas for this year, I thought I’d spend copious amounts of time in front of my computer writing thoughtful, inspiring content for you. Now, eight weeks into 2021, I am just posting my third blog of the year. My thoughts about how to approach writing this blog did not…
18 Things I’ve Learned In 18 Years of Marriage
Today, I celebrated 18 years of marriage. Just in case you didn’t know, marriage is work. Even if you have the best relationship with your spouse, it takes effort to have a fulfilling relationship. Below are a few things I’ve learned. Be yourself. Allow your spouse to be himself. Be open to growth–yours and his….
Tending to My Life | Cultivate
Ambitions and Living a Life Motivated by Love
For years, I thought ambition and love couldn’t co-exist. Then, I grew up. Unfortunately, I didn’t grow up until after I’d spent a good portion of my youth pursuing the things I thought a good Christian woman should be. You know, the type of woman who values their church, marriage, and children above all else–including…