Tag Archives: growth

… a little bit of hope

From the very beginning of our journey, Thomas and I have been incredibly hopeful about bringing a little one into the world. As our plans in how we would be bringing home a baby changed, we remained hopeful about God’s … Continue reading

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… progress

I just realized that it’s 8:05p. Which wouldn’t typically be a big deal but this is literally the night of the LAST holiday of the school year. We have two and a half  more school days a work day left. … Continue reading

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… hi

hi, my name is Alaina Mayes and I am not perfect. I have flaws and blemishes…. Imperfections and issues….. And, marks and scars that make up who I am. Good. Bad. And, indifferent. Thankfully, there is MAC & the Lamb … Continue reading

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… sisters {{by the blood}}

I’m a junkie with an addictive personality. I mean, when I love something, I love it. Period. End of story. I’m hooked. And, I hooked on social media. Mainly Instagram. {{@amayes}} It was on Instagram that I met my friend … Continue reading

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… surprise! surprise!

The 28th of April marked 6 months since I cut all of my relaxed hair off and began wearing my hair in it’s natural state. The BIG CHOP is HUGE…. I was a bit devastated and uneasy initially at having … Continue reading

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… walk along side me

The most exciting parts of any journey or process are the progressions and stages. These milestones let you know that you are growing, achieving, and forging ahead to something greater. And, I love them. I’m a very structured, goal oriented … Continue reading

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… crazy little rebel

(the photo above is not mine…. Google is my source!) This post will probably be one of my more candid, transparent posts that will leave me so vunerable but I am so excited and gripped (oh, how I love that … Continue reading

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