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. […]Read more "Quiet Before Courage"
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 […]Read more "Embracing Average"
Today I was scrolling through my blog, reading some of my old posts, just to get a refresher about what was on my heart as the months have gone by, and I stumbled upon my post from last year titled, 4 things I learned in my first year of marriage. This post caught my attention […]Read more "4 Things I’ve Learned in my Second Year of Marriage"
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 […]Read more "One Who is Loved by God"
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 […]Read more "Encouragement: Speak It"
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 […]Read more "Many Thanks"
When I was 18 years old, I attended an event at Manhattan Christian College called Timothy Days. At this event, you go through an interview process to try to prove that you’re worthy of a pretty large scholarship. In preparation for the interview, I was told, by a current student, to have a Bible verse picked […]Read more "Jeremiah 29:11 – It’s not about you."