20 Ways to Boost Your Mood

Everyone has down days. Everyone experiences being in a bad mood, having bad thoughts, replaying bad memories all of which force you into a downward spiral of negative feelings which can sometimes feel impossible to get out of. I have definitely been there, especially over the last few weeks (winter blues anyone?) But fear not,…

My Goals for 2018

  January. The beginning of a new year. The promise of a fresh start, leaving the past year behind and looking forward to what is ahead. And of course, the new year brings a new list of resolutions that you may or may not achieve. On more than one occasion, I have made extremely long…

17 Things I Learned in 2017

With Christmas over, things are gearing up for New Year’s Eve…how crazy is it that we are coming up on 2018? Some days I feel as though it was just a few weeks ago we were ringing in the New Year for 2017. Other times, I feel as though this year has just dragged on…

Canadian Thanksgiving and 30 Days of Gratitude Challenge

Hello all! Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian friends! We had such a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend full of family, lots of love, and of course lots of food. Yesterday, Danny and I went pumpkin picking before heading to my parents’ place for the first out of two thanksgiving meals. We looked around for quite…

Dealing with Anxiety as a Christian

Anxiety can be one of the most debilitating, horrible things to experience. Fearfulness is natural, worry is natural, but anxiety, at least for me, is obsessive fear and worry. It is intense at times, overwhelming, and scary. It can take control of everything in your life. The fear rules you and drives you. I have…

Thankful Thursday: A Family Member

Hello everyone! As I discussed last week, I am very grateful for my entire family. Each person has had an impact on my life and is wonderful in their own way. Today, however, I will be writing about how thankful I am for my awesome dad. My dad is one of the kindest, funniest, and most…

Bible Study Sunday (Or Tuesday?): Trust God’s Timing

Hello everyone! So, I thought that this got posted Sunday evening, but apparently I was completely wrong. I then realized that I had accidentally scheduled this post to go up today at 9:45 pm instead of Sunday night like I had intended….oops! Anyway, for this week’s bible study, I wanted to talk about trusting God’s…

Bible Study Sunday: Love, Seek and Trust the Lord

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! I was thinking about what I wanted to write for today’s “Bible Study Sunday” post and I came across some notes I made a few months ago in church. That day, our priest Father David spoke about what it means to be a Christian and…

Thankful Thursday: Spouse/Significant Other

Oh my goodness, there is so much I could write about this man! I’ll try to keep this as short and sweet as possible because I could honestly go on and on about him. I also apologize for the photo spam that is about to happen! Danny and I met and married within (almost) a…

Ten Things To Do When You’re Feeling Down

Hello everyone, I’m sure we have all had those days where things aren’t going the way you hoped and you just don’t feel right. Every little thing gets to you and you don’t feel happy, patient, or calm. You can’t seem to focus and you don’t feel positive or productive. All you want to do…