It can be hard to wait when we can't see what goes on behind the scenes. Here are four lessons about waiting that we can learn from going out to eat.

The following is a guest post by my friend, Bonnie For the past two summers and over my last Christmas break, I worked as a hostess at a steak restaurant close to where I live. I loved my job as a hostess: the community I had with my coworkers always filled me with so much joy, I never had to lift any heavy trays and I got to spend my shifts welcoming people in and talking to them. It was more »

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In the words of Gerald the Elephant, “Waiting is NOT easy.” Have you heard of the Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems? Oh my goodness, they’re only the bestest best books, like, ever, in the history of the universe!! Seriously, my friend, I wish these books were around when I was a kid. Now all I can do is collect them so I can read them to my children someday. Let me back up. The Elephant and Piggie books follow the many adventures more »

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Want to know something I think is pretty bizarre? I write a blog about singleness.  The fact that I have this space to voice my frustrations with this season and write down encouraging thoughts that others- that you!- can relate to completely amazes and humbles me. Because I don’t have this singleness thing figured out. No. Way. José. I’m constantly struggling with discontentment and jealousy- down to the point I even deleted my Facebook and Instagram apps for a while. more »

Waiting for something can be super hard, so here are a few things to keep in mind for when you are in a season of waiting.

The gate slammed shut right as my brother and I reached the front of the line. Four-year-old Kyle stuck out his lower lip and proceeded to grasp ahold of the gate, peering through the wires at the lucky kids who were already able to enter the gate and ride the fun Taz Swings at this Six Flags park. His brow furrowed and he begun to shake the gate as hard as his tiny arms could. “Let me in!” He pouted. more »