What about when you’re alone with your boyfriend or future boyfriend?
Countless friends have recently asked me this question, and I feel as though it is such a hard battle to face and discuss. I tried my best to be understanding and transparent, and every time I prayed about this for my sweet friends, a word kept coming to my mind: boundaries.

Be the Girl with Mel & Janell


Having to navigate through dating (that’s a whole other blog for another day!).
Feeling the pressure to look good enough to attract someone.
Third-wheeling. The single life is no easy thing. Here's a perspective to challenge you right where you are during this season.

If You're Single (and Tired of It)


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i thought of a million different ways to start this post, but the truth is i can’t write anything catchy for what i’m going to talk about. my heart is seriously pounding…. it’s something i’ve kept hidden away for a long time [with the exception of telling a handful of people] because i thought if […]

Spiritual Growth

Beauty instead of Ashes {Be Loved with Kristin}

I am a passionate person and one of the most important mantras to me is following your dreams. I have loved taking photos since I can remember being able to hold a camera but my drive and passion for my own business really formed four years ago. Moments are so precious and important to me […]

Delight Girls

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your […]

Spiritual Growth

Kinda loving polka dots right now… What’s your favourite way to wear them?   Image source/credits: http://atlantic-pacific.blogspot.ca http://troprouge.blogspot.ca http://mrnewton.net http://mlovesm.blogspot.ca http://www.eatsleepwear.com http://www.viewsbylaura.com http://www.thebriarroseblog.com http://www.ontheracks.com


KRISTIN’S PERSPECTIVE: When we started this blog on January 1st, we were blessed by many people donating of items and time.  After a few weeks of girls entering the giveaway contest, my son and I sat down and wrote up all the names and put them into a hat.  Yes, I know there are easier […]

Spiritual Growth

“Great is Thy faithfulness, O God my Father, There is no shadow of turning with Thee; Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail not As Thou hast been Thou forever wilt be Great is Thy faithfulness! Great is Thy faithfulness! Morning by morning new mercies I see; All I have needed Thy hand hath provided— […]


18, born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, I go to school in central Indiana, but I dream of living in Seattle. Favorite type of photography: Portraits My parents have always said i had a special “eye”. I never really believed them until I started my business in 2012 and actually had people who wanted […]

Delight Girls

I was at a park today with the 8 year old girl I nanny. I was watching as all these little girls ran, smiled, laughed and played. Their eyes were full of delight, filled with innocence and wonder. They were carefree and fearless. I remember being that age and feeling like a princess. I felt […]

Spiritual Growth

KRISTIN’S PERSPECTIVE: Have you ever had a time in your life when you thought “I really thought that God has told me. . .” and then it didn’t happen? When the retreat website was being put together, I was having my quiet time with Jesus one morning and I truly felt him give me certain […]

Retreats + Workshops

by: Rachael Lee Stroud http://rachaelleestroud.wordpress.com/ As young women, we all wake up in the morning wanting to look fabulous. While we are all naturally beautiful, we have a few secrets, don’t we? Our makeup “must haves”, our beauty “go-to’s”. I have my favorites… Mineral powder… Liquid eyeliner… Waterproof mascara (because you just never know when […]


Hi, my name is Tori and I’m an over-analyzer. (Cue the loving, unanimous group response “Hi, Tori!”) While I realize this isn’t Over-Analyzers Anonymous, and many of you may not share this tendency, I felt like it was a fitting confession to start off with, because this aspect of my personality has literally affected every […]

Spiritual Growth

We at Delight are excited to bring you “Vendors We Love”! There are so many phenomenal women and businesses that have supported us (and given some fab gifts for the retreat coming up!), and we want to celebrate each of them! To start off, we are thrilled to tell you about Kimberly Drury with Madilu […]

Brand Spotlight

   Thank you, Shayna Hardy, for sharing this beautiful image! By: Rachael Lee Stroud The New Normal Hey-you! Yes-you! You are a woman of influence. God has given us some pretty cool super powers as young women. We can use this influence to make an incredibly powerful & positive impact on the world around us. […]

Heavy Struggles


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