Bring Beauty

My favorite craft retailer had a sale last week. A felt kit I've been eyeing for months was finally discounted, and it landed in my cart quickly after that. I was trying not to buy anything because it's one more thing to pack, but crafts were my exception. Somehow during this season of chaos, I've … Continue reading Bring Beauty

Stargazers’ 200th Post

Today is Stargazer's 200th blog post! I'm both humbled and amazed by all God has done through this blog in the last few years. There have been some hard days. Moments when I was exhausted, out of ideas, and considered taking a break. But through it all, God has been faithful. Everything I needed to … Continue reading Stargazers’ 200th Post

Crocheted Plans

I was nine when I learned how to crochet. Since then, I have completed countless projects from afghans, to stuffed animals, to scarves. Some of these projects were super intricate. It took tons of concentration to interpret the pattern correctly, make all the little pieces, and put them together. So when I found a simple … Continue reading Crocheted Plans

Rest, Trust, Dream

As I thought and prayed about this week's blog post, three words circulated through my mind: rest, trust, dream. I found it interesting that they ended up in this order. Especially since these words came to me individually and separately in a completely different pattern. Really though, these words are all so intricately linked that … Continue reading Rest, Trust, Dream

Stargazers’ 100th Post!

Hi friends! Today marks Stargazers' 100th post! What exactly does that mean though? What was included in those hundred posts? Let's take a quick look. In the last hundred posts there have been: 70,440 words written 112 comments 224 likes These posts also included: 42 devotionals 22 song studies 26 poems 4 short stories 2 … Continue reading Stargazers’ 100th Post!

Virtue I Pray

Virtue has become an old-fashioned term in today's society. From the seldom sight of integrity to the decline of chivalry, the world has fallen from its original design. It's become about us, what we need, what we want. Life isn't a buffet line though, picking and choosing until you have a combination of all the … Continue reading Virtue I Pray

A Mother’s Love

Dear Moms, I want you to know, you are incredible! Your two hands—despite any wear and tear—have blessed the world. You have born, loved, and taught your children in the way they should go. In turn, your children are now blessing others. So for the hours you've spent rocking babies, changing diapers, reading books, washing … Continue reading A Mother’s Love