• Have I done any Good? {Gypsy Magpie}

    The Man, the Legend

    Last week the unthinkable happened… A horrible accident with a tragic outcome. I found myself in a crumpled heap on the floor when the messages started coming in that JL was gone. In my mind, this strong, vibrant man was invincible and would no doubt live forever. How could this happen? So many questions were […]

  • Just Bloom {Gypsy Magpie}

    Just Bloom

    I have been thinking a lot about comparison lately. It seems to be like a sickness sweeping over women everywhere. Last year, I wrote down some of my thoughts about it HERE. I still feel the same as I did then and it makes me ache when I hear my friends and family talk about […]

  • In Honor of National Eating Disorder Week {Gypsy Magpie}

    For National Eating Disorder Week & Elle

    On Monday, my darling cousin posted this to Facebook along with a link to the NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION: “Hey everyone guess what?! It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week!!! *Throws confetti* About 6 years ago I started my battle with anorexia nervosa, an extremely dangerous eating disorder. In those 6 years I’ve had ups and […]

  • DIY Inspiration Journals {Gypsy Magpie}

    DIY Come Unto Christ Inspiration Journal

    I was really sick this last week which gave me a lot of down time. I figured I ought to tackle a couple half done projects while I sat around. Back in December, I had the idea to make a little inspiration journal for the women who work with me in the YOUNG WOMEN’S PROGRAM […]

  • My One Word: 2014 {Gypsy Magpie}

    My One Word: 2014

    When I was growing up a family friend named MaryAnn, would pick one skill or aspect of her life that she wanted to work on and then she would devote that year to becoming better at it. One year she took up painting, another year she learned about herbs and essential oils, another was food […]

  • Nothings {Gypsy Magpie}

    Nothings

    I am sore and feeling a little wierded out that three total strangers all handled my breast this morning. Yet, at the same time I honestly couldn’t be more thankful that they did. I ended up needing several mammograms and an ultrasound before the radiologist decided to come in for yet another ultrasound just to […]

  • Be Still {Gypsy Magpie}

    Be Still

    Remember back in January when I chose the word LISTEN to focus on this year? Wow, I could have never foreseen the amount of opportunities I would be given to do just that. Maybe when you focus on something you notice it more? Maybe you become more open to the teaching experiences that are thrown […]