I am unlimited

I am unlimited

Happy Wednesday readers! A fun little fact about today is that it’s national handwriting day. So for today’s post I decided to do something a little different and handwrite it. I felt like it was fitting for what I wanted to write about today anyway. I hope that it leaves you feeling encouraged and that you’ll join me in making 2019 your most unlimited year yet.

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cardi b vs. the conservative woman

cardi b vs. the conservative woman

There’s part of me that hesitates to write this because I genuinely do fear saying the wrong thing or wording it in a way that gets misconstrued. I rarely take such controversial topics to The Southern Sooner because I like this to be a fun place and not something that makes people feel attacked, offended, or uncomfortable. But in light of a recent tweet by Cardi B, there was something in me that stirred and felt convicted to share my opinion on.

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what christmas means to me

what christmas means to me

I can’t believe it’s already Christmas Eve! There’s just been so much holiday excitement this month that it came before I knew it. I hope everyone has been enjoying their holiday season and spending time with their loved ones. I know that the holidays don’t bring as much joy to everyone, whether it was just a bad year or the holidays hold hard memories in general, but I hope that regardless of the circumstances that everyone has gotten to experience some peace + joy during the buzz.

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the pursuit of hope

the pursuit of hope

Hope has been a concept I’ve clung to for as long as I can remember – it’s what pulled me through the hardest of times. I really felt like this is a post that needed to be shared with the holidays coming up. I know there are a lot of people I am close to (and those that I don’t know at all) that have had a challenging year, and I know the Christmas season may not be filled with as much joy as usual. I don’t know if this will resonate with anyone, but as I write this post, know my heart has been broken with those who feel beaten down this season – I don’t know every situation, but God does and I can’t emphasize enough that He sees you exactly where you are.

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4 things I’m thankful for

4 things I’m thankful for

happiest of thanksgivings to you, readers! I can’t believe holiday season is upon us already – it’s really going to be the new year before we know it. but until then… TURKEY. and lots of it! I wanted to take today to express gratitude for some things that have been laid on my heart this year. obviously my list could go for ages, but I’m capping myself at four things that are standing out to me right now!

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favorite instagram accounts, nov 2018

favorite instagram accounts, nov 2018

happy friday friends! I’m working on getting some fun posts up for you guys, but I’m still in the process of getting all the details in order. so, to tide me over until I can do that, I wanted to do something fun + simple – share my current favorites from instagram! it’s so hard to narrow it down to just a few instagram accounts, but I’ll likely do more of these posts because I love getting to share other bloggers or influencers that inspire me in my every day life. be sure to check out their accounts and show them some love + support!

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a quick way to deal with anger

a quick way to deal with anger

dealing with anger and hurt can be hard. there’s a time and place for these emotions, but the thing I’ve come to notice about them is that they take a very egocentric point of view when we allow it to take control for too long, and it can create an environment where those feelings can fester.

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