#ThoughtofThanks is back! A focus on gratitude in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic

When a global pandemic threatens to still our joy, what should we do? Although the Coronavirus poses a threat to our peace, health, sanity and joy now is the perfect time to center our hearts on gratitude. I’ve remained quiet the last two weeks. Observing, pondering, praying and meditating upon what this pandemic means for me personally and on a global level. For the first … Continue reading #ThoughtofThanks is back! A focus on gratitude in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic

We’re having a baby!! // All about our unplanned miracle

On Monday, November 11, I bought two pregnancy tests while grocery shopping. I was over two weeks late but thought nothing of it… having dealt with Shingles a few weeks before, I suspected my cycle was thrown off from that. I was floored when both tests quickly lit up positive! Tyler was even more shocked when I showed him the tests after he got home … Continue reading We’re having a baby!! // All about our unplanned miracle

GIVEAWAY! Win this gorgeous piece of art from God’s fingerprints

Some days (every day) we need a reminder of WHOSE we are. Though the world tells us we aren’t enough, His word tells us we were created perfectly in the image of a Loving Creator. I find that my mind stays fixed on Christ when my eyes are visually focused on His truths. That’s why I’m excited to collaborate with God’s fingerprints for a giveaway of their … Continue reading GIVEAWAY! Win this gorgeous piece of art from God’s fingerprints

Let’s Beat Breast Cancer! Reduce your risk in 4 simple steps #FightWithYourFork

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so instead of the standard campaigns like pink stickers slapped on carcinogenic foods… I’m teaming up with Wellness Forum Health & Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to spread an initiative that can actually REDUCE breast cancer risk. This campaign asks women to sign pledge cards committing to 4 proven protective actions: 1️⃣ Choose healthful plant-based foods 2️⃣ Exercise regularly … Continue reading Let’s Beat Breast Cancer! Reduce your risk in 4 simple steps #FightWithYourFork

After tragedy, Katherine heals through helping those most like her beloved brother // pt II

In part one of this II part series, Katherine Devine shared the story of her exceptional brother, Paul, and the lasting legacy he left behind. Click here to read before continuing with part II. Today, Katherine shares how she found healing after Paul’s death through working with the special needs community and why she’s dedicated the rest of her life to being a voice for … Continue reading After tragedy, Katherine heals through helping those most like her beloved brother // pt II

13 years after Paul’s death, a loving sister carries the legacy of her exceptional brother

Today’s guest blog comes from a inspirational, Jesus-filled woman who I greatly admire. It is an honor to share her story on Still Waters Blog. Thank you for sharing your story, Katherine, in this post and part II coming next week!   My name is Katherine Devine. I am 26 years old. I graduated from Samford University last year with my Master of Science degree … Continue reading 13 years after Paul’s death, a loving sister carries the legacy of her exceptional brother

Summer 2019 cultivated confidence in me

Summer 2019 brought more than international travel and unforgettable memories, summer 2019 cultivated in me something I’ve desperately needed: confidence. I have a new found confidence in who I am TODAY, not just in who I was in my “former life.” These six long years robbed me of so much. Sickness stole almost every part of me. It’s been a strenuous journey figuring out my … Continue reading Summer 2019 cultivated confidence in me