The Top 8 Articles from The Honest Pursuit Archives–dating, self-care, and life lessons in faith and confidence

Written by: Lauren Michelle Smith Edited by: Rachele Blick  “Strive not to be a success, but to be of value.”  -Albert Einstein To celebrate the 4th year of writing for The Honest Pursuit, I want to share some of the most read articles on my blog. I have learned so much about God, myself, and how…

When Times Get Tough, We Pick Ourselves Back Up

"A REMINDER FOR TWENTY- TWENTY. you do not have to stay where you were planted; if you are withering in places that you have the potential to bloom, you owe it to yourself to uproot." ---s.r.w @srwpoetry Cover photo by Michelle Emelda. Hello my friends!  I know it has been a while since you've heard…

Let’s Talk About It: Identity

"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are." --Brené Brown  (Cover image by Michelle Wingard) Identity (noun): a) sameness of essential or generic character in different instances  (Merriam-Webster) b) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is (Oxford) c)…

Let’s Talk About It: Self-Care

"Treat yourself as you would a good friend." -Kristin Neff Cover image by Michelle Wingard For the month of February, let's focus on taking care of ourselves in the everyday moments, little and big.  This month, Michelle and I thought it would be worthwhile to focus on self-care. Bubble baths and naps are super nice,…