We’ve all suffered disappointments via people, circumstances, and the outcome of situations. Anyone who tells you differently is sugarcoating. God does not promise us a life without rain, but His word shows He will carry us through the storm until rainbows appear on the horizon.
Y'all, I did it. I KonMaried my closet just as I said I would wayyyy back in January (see https://this-coffee-life.com/2019/01/20/in-pursuit-of-joy/). I'm on spring break from teaching this week, so it was the perfect time to tackle this task. Believe it or not, after listening to The Life Changing Magic or Tidying Up via audiobook, I've… Continue reading De-stress with KonMarie
I am 42 today, guys. It’s been a full and lovely day; I’ve had dinner with my family, two desserts, as well as many wishes for health and happiness - I deeply appreciate all of the messages. Today we closed on our first house flip - I know, right? 👏🏻👏🏻! My team, UK (#bbnforever), is headed to the Elite 8...
You're going to make it; You're going to be at peace; You're going to create, and love, and laugh, and live; You're going to do great things.” ~ Germany Kent ~
If you enjoyed The Girl on the Train and What She Knew, look no further for your next read. Gilly Macmillan does it again in this nuanced thriller set in England; she has a knack for creating fresh plots in a literary format. Her novels possess the quality of depth while remaining extremely readable. The… Continue reading 4 Star Read!
Self doubt is toxic. In order to build confidence, try this:
A little background into this post. The other day I commented to a fellow blogger about how I have nearly let music go since Mom died because it triggers grief. This person responded, “Maybe it’s going thru it that will help you heal. A life without music, I know ur mom doesn’t want you to live that way if music reminds you so strongly of her.” It was a profound moment. I found Elevation Worship’s Hallelujah Here Below album, inspired by a verse in Exodus where God requests an alter built with imperfect stones. The letter that follows is not what I planned to write this week, but writing is a lot like teaching; we must take advantage of the reachable moments. Even when the student is oneself.
"Life is a continuous backing away from the edge." If you don't do dark and twisty, close out this review. However, if you're fascinated by true crime or fiction based on infamous crime, keep reading. The Girls commences with such blunt, dissavory prose, I almost stopped reading. It's not that the language is so… Continue reading March Reads – The Girls
Turn off the news, put down your phone, and do those things that nourish your soul. There is beauty in a quiet life.
It’s raining again, folks. The end of winter in Eastern Kentucky is temperamental, to say the least. In the last 2 weeks, we’ve had severe flooding followed by snow, and...