Learning to Be Still

I have been in prayer all week for several different things. Today while praying on ‘specific things’ for myself, my husband, and my friends, I asked GOD to show me and direct me to words that would apply to these situations and help with the emotions that come a long with them. HE NEVER FAILS!…

The Pageant Planet- Mrs. Arkansas America 2016-Andrea Poteete

    Andrea Poteete of Hot Springs, was crowned Mrs. Arkansas America on Nov. 15, 2016 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. She was awarded, among an array of prizes, an all-expenses paid trip to represent the great state of Arkansas in the 2016 Mrs. America Pageant. The winner of Mrs. America will go on…

A Conversation with Photographer Joshua Allen Harris

“The image is revealing something about the photographer as much as it’s revealing what object or idea is being captured”.- Joshua Allen Harris Om Malik chats with Joshua Allen Harris about Instagram and photography. If you have a passion for photography this is a MUST READ! A great perspective and completely relatable! Visit PI.CO for…

No Guilt-Sweet Treat! Ice Cream!

I have had lots of friends ask me to share this recipe, so today I am sharing it with you! It is so quick and easy, and perfect for post workouts on hot summer days! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!! Feel free to tweak it and add your own personal…

What It’s Really Like To Have To Euthanize Animals As A Shelter Worker

What It’s Really Like To Have To Euthanize Animals As A Shelter Worker Photos of Shannon Phillips Aug 6, 2015 4:00 PM Shannon Phillips via Refinery29 Images: Courtesy of Shannon Phillips. The first time I performed an animal euthanasia, I was terrified. Although the cat was very ill and suffering, I couldn’t help but feel…

Mid-Day Mental Break: Rx::Sunshine

Every time I set out to go to a park, a mountain top, hiking trail, etc. to take a leisurely stroll for some down time and relaxation, I always seem to fail miserably!! It happens a lot on my lunch break. I just want to break away and hear something besides office chatter, look at…

The Semicolon Project

Originally posted on hpwritesblogs:
Today I went to a tattoo artist, and for $60 I let a man with a giant Jesus-tattoo on his head ink a semi-colon onto my wrist where it will stay until the day I die. By now, enough people have started asking questions that it made sense for me to start…

The Gift In Unanswered Prayers

Sometimes God makes his presence known by refusing to give us the desires of our hearts and then showing us what would happened if we had gotten what we wanted. We have all been there at some point, praying, waiting, and not seeing GOD working the problem out in our favor often leaving us frustrated….

Don’t Paint Me With One Brush…

“I was within and without. Simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald In today’s world, everyone is trying to “fit in” somewhere. This group, that club, this social class, that religion, and the list goes on. Society has made it so important to classify people in “groups” of…

There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being >>UNAPOLOGETICALLY<< herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection.

..::3xF::Faith|Family|Fitness::.. Flashback Friday::Fitness Friday: There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being >>UNAPOLOGETICALLY<< herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty. I read this quote today and was like WOW, yes that’s it, this quote gets me, ha ha. I guess why I loved…