The Gifts (and discipline) of Slowing Down

gifts of rest and enjoying god's presence

When was the last time you slowed down? And I don’t mean took a nap or binge-watched a few Netflix episodes. I mean really STOPPED to actually slow down and embrace a little nothing-ness. I’m talking about intentionally pursuing stillness for the end goal of accomplishing nothing other than sheer rest – and not necessarily the sleeping kind either. Nowadays, I feel like slowing down is just as difficult as keeping up the pace. We have to go out of our…

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Hi there! As I'm sure you've probably noticed (or possibly not), I've taken a lot of time to myself these past few days. And although I didn't really deliberately plan to do so, it has been SO nice. I'll admit, it hasn't been easy. I mean, yes, it's easy to take a break from working. But it's difficult to do so in peace and wholeheartedly - if you know what I mean? But I think that comes with the territory of…



#NSALE: 6 Picks Styled 3 Ways

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2016 // 6 Picks styled 3 different ways

As I've been shopping the #Nsale for myself, I can't help but feel a tad bit overwhelmed by how many amazing deals there are and I find myself wanting to buy everything. Do you feel that way? So although I knew it was going to be A LOT of work, I wanted to try something a little different. And I'll admit, it was more of a time investment than I had anticipated, but I really wanted to figure out a…