Too Cool to Care

When I was in elementary school, I used to checkout every book I could find in the library about dogs. I knew so much about different breeds of dogs, their temperaments, their care needs, even their ‘ideal’ climate to live in. To say I was a dog nerd would have been a complete understatement. Not […]

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Quiet Before Courage

  Over Christmas, my sweet sister-in-law asked me if I had ever read Let’s All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs. I had never heard of her, but knew that one of my goals for 2018 was to read more, so I was interested. After a quick scan of the back of her book, I was sold. […]

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Embracing Average

One of the first times I can remember having to defend my ‘average-ness’ was in the seventh grade. At this point in school, teachers began splitting us up into ‘regular’ math and ‘advanced’ math classes. I had a few friends who were above average and a few friends who were average, like me. I remember […]

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One Who is Loved by God

We’ve all been presented with the question, “What do you want to be remembered for when your time is up?” I could go on all day about characteristics and attributes that I hope I am known for when I die. I would love to make an impact and leave an amazing legacy. I want to […]

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Encouragement: Speak It

Jesus, marriage, family, friends, community, words, dogs, good music, health & adventure. “The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.” – Fabienne Fredrickson I have recently taken an unintentional hiatus from my blog over the last few months. I say unintentional because there have been so many times I have […]

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Many Thanks

In the last few months I have found some time in my schedule to become a regular podcast listener. I have a handful of podcasts that I subscribe to and one of those is Andy Stanley’s Leadership Podcast. The man’s a genius and shares a lot of wisdom with his listeners. A few weeks ago, I […]

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