Posts By: Bailey Heard

Dating After Loss

So I’m gonna go there today. I want to talk about my experience with dating after loss. It’s a vulnerable conversation I’m a little embarrassed to talk about, but my hope is someone can relate, connect, and maybe we will bond over it. If you’ve followed my blog since the beginning, you might remember not… Read more »

The Balance of Heart and Mind

Have your feelings ever led you astray? I’m a feeler, and I often lean toward making decisions more from my heart than from my mind. While taking your feelings into consideration is important in the decision-making process, it’s only a part of it. I’m learning for myself the importance of balancing logic, feelings, and, ultimately,… Read more »

Standing Where He Stood

Hello! I’m writing to you from my home away from home, Cuero, TX. I’m really looking forward to speaking in Victoria, TX on Wednesday. For now, though, I’m sitting in my late husband, Andrew’s, favorite recliner with his Texas Tech blanket draped across my legs in the home he grew up in, and in the… Read more »

Head for the Cure

Hello! I’m pumped to share some exciting news today involving my new partnership with Head for the Cure! Since helping to take care of Andrew from his stage-four cancer diagnosis in the fall of 2012 to his final day on this earth in the summer of 2013, I knew I wanted to one day contribute toward… Read more »

Reach Out

Hi There! A couple of weeks ago when I was at Disney World, I received a Facebook message from one of my late husband, Andrew’s, friends from high school and college. It moved me to tears and after receiving permission from this friend I wanted to share parts of his powerful message with you. He… Read more »

Fierce Conversations

Ever experienced the feeling of knots in your stomach at the thought of a difficult conversation you knew you had to have with someone you care about? I’m a recovering people-pleaser, so confrontation with the likelihood of disappointing someone makes me want to run for the hills. I truly care about other’s feelings and personal… Read more »

Faith Over Fear

Hi There! Have you ever felt like you are on running on a hamster wheel? It keeps spinning and spinning and, for a while, it’s really fun and exciting, until finally it stops for a minute. You take a second to breathe and in the silence, your thoughts start darting all over the place and… Read more »


  Hi There! I’m going to keep this post short ‘n’ sweet because I have a special treat for you! Today I’m going to take you on the journey of how God called me to trust Him and how I responded to the call via a podcast I recently had the pleasure of being a… Read more »

The Myth of the Natural

Hello! Today, I want to talk about something that struck me as interesting the first time I heard it. I had just finished a speaking event and a friend of mine, who attended the event, shared on Facebook how she’d received value from my message. Another friend, who’d also recently heard me speak, responded to… Read more »


Hi There! 2016 has been such a whirlwind so far. It’s been fast, furious, and very exciting. I’ve been in “go” mode since January 1st, traveling the country to speak and spending time with my family. I feel blessed by the opportunity to connect with people in each of the places I visit and impact… Read more »