Hey girl! I’m Ashley…Jesus follower, dreamer, goal-getter, lover of nature photography, languages, and writing. My favorite color is purple. Oh, and I like to dip my fries in mayonnaise. Anybody else?
Anyway, here’s a bit of my story…
I married my high school sweetheart and landed a full-time job with a local trucking company straight out of college. I figured we would have kids in a few years and I would stay at the job until retirement. I had my life planned out. (Things changed…)
I spent seven years behind a desk until I physically couldn’t take it anymore. I quit. Being the budget queen that I am, I ran the numbers and realized my husband’s income was enough to cover us until I could heal and figure things out. It wasn’t an easy decision. I prayed and fought with God on it. Nonetheless, I decided to trust that He would take care of us and He did.
I pursued my childhood passions of photography and writing while working part-time for a couple of years.
I’m currently a housewife – which seems to make people mad. Here’s the thing about that – if you’re hating on someone else’s blessing, you need a heart check. Class dismissed!
I’m going to enjoy this season in my life as long as it lasts. I get to pursue my passions, hang out with my grandparents, and work on goals.
I’m learning to embrace change, accept imperfection, and let go of other people’s opinions of my life. Life is too short to try to be perfect, worry about what others think, or fear change.
God created you to be you and me to be me. We all have a purpose. Let’s build each other up because we have too many things that tear each of us down.
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