Because I only turn 31 once...
I've made it to chapter 31 guys!!! Woohoo! 1 husband 2 degrees, 2 babies, multiple music projects, and a job as a professor in 31 years. Last year, It was hard for me to accept that I was 30 because I felt like I hadn't accomplished all I had set out to do. As I wrote in that post, I literally had to sit down and list ALL of the things I had accomplished. As I created my list, I realized that I've been blessed with so much and was doing really well, all things considered.
This year I feel content. Am I where I desire to be in all areas of my life? No. But instead of letting that keep me from celebrating another year of life I've decided to embrace this season that I am in. I hope you'll join me in embracing your current season. No matter how hard or painful that season may be, know that it is building you up for a season where you will smile everyday; multiple times a day, if you want. I shared this scripture recently on my IG page (Kerleen):
You will keep in perfect peace
all who trust in you,
all whose thoughts are fixed on you! (Isaiah 26:3)
I have been meditating on this scripture because I realize that the more I think about God and His goodness, the more I am aware of the good in my life. So, share a (figurative) toast with me to the NOW and new horizons. Birthday photoshoot coming in 3...2...1!!
So, I never miss an opportunity to photograph my beautiful tribe, because one day we are going to treasure these photos. 💙💙💙💙💙 (Whenever I use this emoji, there are always 5 hearts-on for our first born son, Korbyn).
Oh yeah, here are some outfit deets!
Top: Forever21/ Shorts: Thrifted/ Sandals: Old Purchase/ Choker: Rosegal