Hello all! I am an Oklahoma girl, through and through! I was born here and after 5 years in Texas for college, I missed Oklahoma too much and just had to come back home with my Oklahoma husband to raise our Oklahoma babies! I met my husband in high school and fell we in love in college. We have 2 beautiful kids that are full of life and make me such a proud momma. I love to craft, journal, paint furniture, and decorate our Edmond home! See some of her creations at The Lettered Light www.etsy.com/shop/theletteredlight and IG:theletteredlight
1. What is your favorite Bible verse?
This is hard, so many have spoken to me at different times of my life. My husband and I have always looked to Philippians 4:6-7. It was the scripture on our wedding program and seems to always surface in our lives no matter the circumstance. Oh, and I’m a worrier so it’s helpful for me to remember that it’s not my plan but God’s plan that is being followed out.
2. Who is the most relatable Bible character to you and why?
This is probably a wrong answer but I feel like that relate so closely with those in the bible who seem to forget how great their God really is. My life has been full of things that have made me wonder what God’s plan really is. Especially being a planner, its hard to not be able to see God’s to do list and weekly planner. I’m not sure what character that may be. Several, I think.
3. What is your favorite go-to easy meal?
We call it “Jumbalaya” but I am not even sure if, by definition, that is really what it is. Sauté onion, green and red peppers, with turkey sausage and serve over a bed of rice or quinoa or couscous. I like to add a little bit of fresh salsa for a kick. It is so easy and so fast! We love it.
4. What are your hobbies?
CRAFTS! Bible journaling, furniture renovations, decorating, painting (anything!), and even shopping for craft supplies!
5. What is your favorite tv show or movie?
Grays Anatomy, Blacklist, Scandal, Friends(duh!), and Pitch Perfect
6. What’s your favorite thing to do in your free time?
If I have at least 30 min I usually do some Bible Journaling. It really helps me get in touch with my creativity and my God. I love to eat at fun restaurants with my hubby and go grab coffee and browse Barnes and Noble.
7. Who is your role model?
My mom. I am so very blessed to have her in my life as I navigate motherhood, woman-hood and wife-hood. She has been an inspiration to me ever since I can remember. She reminds me in stressful times that God has not left my side, ever, and He won’t through anything. And rejoices with me in the joyful times! She has helped with my kids, helped me clean, taught me to cook, she labored with me when my daughter was born, she has been there through unemployment, business openings and closings, job changes, hard days, long days, fun zoo days, proud mom days, and is cheering the loudest on the sidelines for all of my personal victories. Like I said, very blessed to get to be her daughter!
8. Would your rather vacation at a mountain cabin or a beach house?
Beach! Give me that scorching sun, cool pool, and fresh lemonade
9. What is the best thing about yourself?
I can be a very detailed person and crave order. If you have a dream, I will help you make a plan of action. My husband and I work well in this way. He dreams, I plan!
10. What is one of your favorite books and/or what are you reading right now?
My very favorite book is Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers, it is really thick but I read it so fast every time I pick it up. I just started The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown, so far so good!