Welcome Everyone! For those who do not know I am leading a Bible study for women with chronic illnesses, and each week we read a chapter, answer chapter questions, and do a live stream on instagram about the book Cultivate by Lara Casey. For more details on the study and how to join click here Please note that this blog post is essentially the written version of the live stream that took place yesterday and will also be available tomorrow on IGTV. LIE: … Continue reading Spoonie Study- Cultivate Chp 6
This past week my wonderful mother hosted a women's gathering at her church that was entitled: Living Loved. By some happy accidents I ended up being able to go to her event. I knew the speaker Michelle Cote as her husband is a pastor and they are dear friends of my family's. This entire post … Continue reading Stop Striving
This morning as I was doing my write the word, I came across this verse, and felt blocked. I didn't see the purpose in writing this verse and how it would help me "cultivate hope." Honestly, I was quite confused and almost bothered by it at first. I immediately stopped in my tracks and asked … Continue reading Joy & Gladness will be Found in Her
13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. 14 “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.15 No one lights a lamp and … Continue reading POTSie Devotional: Salt- We need to be it and eat it
Everyone has been asking so here we go! I will be doing a in depth post about each part of the wedding but I wanted to share my top 25 photos from the day! All photos were done by Ashley Green Photography! Getting Ready & Reading Letters Before the Ceremony The Ceremony! The Formal … Continue reading Stolen By a Nolin- The Wedding Photos
Apparently when my parents named me Cassandra that stood for "The Queen of Setbacks" or at least you would think so with how my life has gone. I am a meticulous planner, and have a day to day paper planner- it is my second bible. It doesn't surprise me that as I got older- and … Continue reading What to do when plans A, B, C- Z don’t work out
"As he stood next to me to take the photo, Jared whispered that he had something better for me to post about tonight..." That's right... we're Engaged! While we were on vacation with both of our families, we finally did "the ring thing." For those who do not know Jared and I did not get traditionally … Continue reading We’re Engaged (well now with a ring!)
Chronic Illnesses have many layers and effect many different area of our lives. One of those areas that is always tough to think about or talk about is being loved. I spent most of my teenage years believing I was unloveable. As many of you know, these past couple months have been significantly tough on … Continue reading Am I Unlovable?