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I've recently felt convicted that if my ultimate goal is to become more like Christ, I actually need to  know Christ. The obvious place to go when wanting to learn more about Jesus and the life he lived is the Bible. So, I've been intentionally spending time in the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) reading... Continue Reading →

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You Make Me Brave

A few months ago, Riley and I jumped on the Movie Pass train. If you're unfamiliar, Movie Pass is a company that allows you to watch one movie a day, everyday, for $10/mo. As  you know, going to the movies is quite expensive, so this deal seems like it's too good to be true. We... Continue Reading →

It wasn’t you.

Since moving into my parents house almost two months ago (wow!) my morning and evening commute has doubled. Instead of being able to leave my apartment and drive 12 minutes to work, it now takes me 25 minutes, on a good day. Besides having to fill up my gas tank more, I really don't have... Continue Reading →

Give yourself some grace

Hey, remember that one time I committed to writing two new blog posts each month and then the month of May happened? Yep. I could begin writing out a long list of excuses as to why I haven't been keeping up with my blog like I had originally intended, but the truth is, they're just... Continue Reading →

Embracing Eye Contact

I was recently out in public and I ran into someone I knew.  I knew this person well enough that they were able to recall a few specific things about my life and they struck up a conversation by asking me a question that required a thoughtful response. I was happy to engage in conversation... Continue Reading →

Time with God, Lately.

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a conference with a group of middle school students from my church. Nothing builds your character quite like being surrounded by squirrely middle schoolers excited about a weekend away from their parents. The thrill of knowing you could get pegged in the head with a... Continue Reading →

Momma’s Wisdom: Something Better

Have you ever gone to someone and shared an idea that you're trying to justify in your own mind? If you're like me, you share this idea for a couple of reasons. One, to make yourself feel better about your (potentially selfish) idea and two, to get some feedback. But if you're honest, you really... Continue Reading →

When Doing Precedes Being

Hey friends, If you've been paying attention to my posts lately, you might have noticed that my blog has become a place that I come to formulate words about what God is teaching me. I've been viewing it as more of a spiritual discipline or exercise as opposed to a means of becoming famous or... Continue Reading →

Good One, Lord.

Dear Jesus, Thank you for the trees. Thank you for the forks. Thank you for the salad. Thank you for my shoes. Thank you for the napkins. Amen. Chances are, you've heard a prayer like this before. It was probably voiced by a small child who was having fun learning how to pray before dinner.... Continue Reading →

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