My Right Now Life

learning to fully embrace this moment and fully live right now…

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You’re chosen. Yes, you.

No one can do “you” better than you. The truth is, you are the only one who can play “you” in this great story that God is writing.

God chose YOU. Continue reading


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A Letter to My Kids (and ALL of Us)

My child,

Do you know what you are worth to me?  Do you know how much I love you?

I open my arms as wide as I can, and say “I love you THIS much!”, or I say “I love you to the moon (and back)!”  That’s really not even a fraction of how much I love you, but it is the best way I can help you understand. Continue reading

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Ok, I’m not going to lie. I love a good deal. I love it when I find something I am looking for on sale, but if I have a coupon to go with that, even better! It just feels like an accomplishment when I get a bargain on something.

For me, there’s just something about knowing that I didn’t have to pay full price. Continue reading


I’m not perfect… and that’s ok.

I am hugely inspired by Ann Voskamp and her book “One Thousand Gifts”.  So much of my journey for years, but especially the last 12-18 months, has been focusing on learning to live right now, in this moment.  (Turns out this blog has been “in the works” for much longer than I realized!)  Ann encourages, inspires, and blesses me nearly every day through her book, her blog (, and her Facebook posts.  It would be nearly impossible for me to describe the things I’m learning and processing without mentioning Ann’s work.  And of course, I will always do everything possible to give credit to her.  🙂

So yesterday, these words flash across my computer screen: Continue reading