A Grace Filled Plan

The first year it was an instructor's manual that weighed more than my Kindergartener. Overload, exhaustion, cash and burn. The second year it was organized worksheets up to our eyeballs. Page protectors, dry erase, why does my kid hate learning? The third and fourth years it was financial crises and a mom battling depression. Humble pie, new perception, broken chains in the desert. The fifth year it was accepting freedoms and taking hold of confidence. Trashed workbooks, growth in motion, my ideas have value too. The sixth year it was confirmation and sprouting seeds that I had tended all along. Hallelujah, it is worth it, Jesus did know best!

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Brave Grown Home

The heart behind Brave Grown Home (and my IG handle @growingbrave, which was coined by my husband when I told him the message I was turning over in my heart) was born out of my own desire to be brave in even my trivial pursuits. I'm a self-doubter, ladened with insecurities and hindered by those pesky inner voices that tell me my ideas just aren't enough.

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