I’ve struggled with committing to anything and everything for as long as I can remember. The fear of being stuck and even more the fear of committing to something or someone and then it falling apart or them leaving has caused me to to feel like it’s best to not let anyone in, It’s easier and saves me and there is probably something better up … Continue reading God and the Commitment struggle
It’s been a dream of mine for years to venture west and explore the great pacific north west! Pictures of wild untouched coast lines, snowcapped mountains and deep rain forests captured my adventures heart. However, the prices of flights and lodging squashed that dream quickly and I put this trip on the back burner for years. When I got an email in September for a … Continue reading Amanda Takes the PNW: Part 1
Last March I booked a super last min trip to Dublin for St Patrick’s day. It’s always been a dream of mine to visit the emerald isle and I just couldn’t pass up a under $400 round trip flight! I flew in the Monday before the holiday so I would have time to explore before all the other tourists flooded the city. Being that it … Continue reading A first time trip to the Emerald Isle
If you know me, you know that I desire to be married and I pray quite a bit, well every day for my future husband. When I was younger, in my early 20s my prayers looked more like “ God, please send me a husband that’s cute” 🤦🏻♀️ But throughout the years they have progressed, I’ve become more patient in this season of waiting and growth. I … Continue reading Growth in the waiting
I’ve been wanting to make a trip to Nashville for a couple months so when my boss said they needed someone to cover a class for two weeks in Nashville I jumped at the opportunity!! My schedule ended up being pretty full but I did get three full days in the city! My company provided lodging and I was actually in Hendersonville, TN about 25 … Continue reading 3 days in Nashville!
I had some pretty amazing food on this trip, I always use TripAdvisor and Pinterest to make a list of the top rated food stops before any trip and then also check out whatever looks neat on my wandering. When I landed on Sunday I was so hangry and then took a wrong turn after trying to find a specific restaurant and ended up in … Continue reading Nashville Eats!
As encounter season approaches, I start getting major marriage fever. There is nothing more amazing to witness husbands and wives breaking chains, worshipping together and Watching relationships make complete turnarounds in a weekend! It blows my mind and truly shows the miracles that God Can Do and Wants to do in our lives and in our world! I also get the joy of watching couples … Continue reading Marriage fever strikes again
Happy August my peeps! As we start the 8th month of 2018, I am taking some time to reflect and reestablish what my purpose is. I’ve been trying to keep going big, travelling more and trying to see how much I can grow my Instagram but then becoming more and more frustrated that I don’t have followers. I was listening to the podcasts and reading the blogs … Continue reading New month, New Goals!
A couple weeks ago I interviewed for what I consider the dream job, still within Walmart and in the Academy division but lots of travel and meeting new people. . . Well I just found out that They went with another candidate. My immediate thoughts were “I just suck at all this”, “why can’t I say the right things”, “what is wrong with me” and … Continue reading God I’m frustrated, but I trust you
In this weekend of endless scrolling through pictures of literally everyones wedding( I’m pretty sure there are only like 5 of us single folk left) it’s super easy to start feeling a tad jealous especially as a 29 yr old Jesus loving girl. . . I love weddings and always have, I watch all the shows, have Pinterest boards and dream of being a planner … Continue reading Wedding Season and 1 am thoughts