Kristen Marie

I have a deep love for adventures and exploring the beautiful world we live in. I have learned to see beauty in things unexpected and to laugh a lot more than stress over the small stuff. I love simplicity in life….experiencing new things or just taking the time to look at things I’ve seen a…

The Rebuilding

“Experience: the most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” -C.S.Lewis There seems to be this distinct, unique pain that is chained to grief. It comes without warning… Source: The Rebuilding

May 2016: Train of Thought

“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” – Corrie Ten Boom The battlefield … Source: May 2016: Train of Thought

March 2016: Settle Down, Settle In

“The thing is to rely on God. The time will come when you will regard all this misery as a small price to pay for having been brought to that dependence. Meanwhile, the trouble is that relying on G… Source: March 2016: Settle Down, Settle In

The Story I Choose to Tell

“And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”

—- Marianne Williamson

Telling my ‘beautifully broken’ story as I continue pursuing lasting freedom from issues past through bringing darkness to light. That God could use my story may be a small way to continue to change hearts and remind us all that we are not alone in our suffering.

LIFE UNTITLED

The who, what, and why behind ‘Life Untitled’.   Let’s start at the easy part….the WHAT. As the heading states, ‘Life Untitled’ is meant to be open-ended. For months, my repeated efforts and brainstorming to define the subject matter of this blog left my brain in a constant state of mush. Finally, I realized I didn’t want to be…

Uniquely MC (Mary Catherine)

“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads” Anatole France In life we each are called to a specific, unique path. Mary Catherine has not chosen the easy routes by far, but ones she can look back on and say were “defined by me” while “living life to the fullest”. Her story is one of…