December 12, 2012


I used to be one of those girls that had much better guy friends than girl friends. I chalked it up to boys being less drama, but it was simply that I was insecure and compared myself to other girls. I did have a handful of strong female friendships, but I wasn't a girl who was part what I like to call "a girl crew." I don't want to discount male friendships, I am beyond grateful for the awesome guys in my life. I firmly believe that one of the reasons I've been able to avoid bad boyfriends and heartbreak is because I receive so much validation, encouragement, and affirmation from wonderful, God fearing men, that I haven't had to seek it out elsewhere. Guy friends are great. They are. They are fun, they are wonderful and lovely relationships.
Recently (like the past couple years), I have realized just how beautiful, unique, and loving female friendships are. I have found myself a wonderful group of women that I have allowed myself to bond with and fully immerse myself in those loving relationships. There is something so nurturing, encouraging, and maternal about female relationships. I feel so cared for by my bosom buddies. I no longer feel the need to compare myself to the females in my life, they are not me and I am not them, but we are all incredible daughters of the Lord. 
I have been involved in a Bible study the past couple months with some great women that I go to church with. I have been blown away by the blessings that these women have been to me. We laugh together, cry together, encourage and challenge one another. Sometimes I get to be the one giving advice and strengthening my sisters, and other times I get advice and get to be strengthened by them. It's a beautiful give and take relationship. 
We may not share pants, but we share so, so much more. I am absolutely loving sisterhood and am perpetually blessed by soul/biological sisters. 


  1. Ummm LOVE your new blog design! And that picture of you is gorgeous!

    So happy that God has blessed you with a new set of female friendships who encourage you, love you, pray for you, and genuinely think you're WONDERFUL! That is so awesome :D

    1. Thanks Kasey! I absolutely love it too! Aubrey did such a good job! Xoxo

  2. I just came across your blog and wanted to say that your writing is beautiful. Seriously, I loved this post. I used to be the same way--finding it easier to talk to boys than girls (especially in middle/high school. don't even get me started on all the drama during those years!). Nowadays, especially thanks to blogging, I also cherish female friendships. There's something about growing up that helped me get past all of the judging looks from others. Either that, or it's because blogging is behind a computer screen when people can't judge my lack of fashion sense.

    Anyway, I love that you have a heart for Jesus and I can't wait to read your blog more and learn more about you (I'm saying this in the least creepy way possible, btw). :)


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