When the War Wages All Around | When the online world hijacks your peace

I worked 13 glamorous hours straight yesterday. I love my job(s) – all of them. By the end of the day, I felt accomplished and thankful for the abundance of opportunity to grow and work. No complaints here. I wanted to get home, take a bath, and slip right into bed in preparation for an […]

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Dinner dates and discussions: Is God Really Personal?

I had just gotten off of work and scurried into the restaurant searching for my dinner guest. I was running a few minutes late and he had already snagged us a table. It was in the back room of the restaurant and a table in the center. I prefer booths. They weirdly feel more safe […]

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Friends & Photoshoots & Why You Need Both in Your Life

I’ve written good bit about friendship on my blog because it’s not only dear to my heart but it has been one of the strongest sources of strength while navigating this growing up thing I’m doing right now. Friendship is a ride with ups and downs as you grow into your own person and they […]

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Survey Takers: Thank you, I love you, You made me cry alligator tears.

I’ve been working on a book for a few years now. Sometimes I find myself engrossed in it and other times I’ve felt like I needed to just walk away. Mostly, I feel like I’ve been living this book and stopping to chronicle the journey.  I haven’t touched the book in months and honestly haven’t […]

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The Woman I see

  It was quite a beautiful night last night at Church of the King’s Women’s Night with Sheila Walsh. I was so encouraged and challenged. Sheila’s message on navigating the life storms we face – expected or not – hit so close to home in my heart. The last few years have been stormy to say the […]

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The after Easter celebration: God is still with us

As my family sat around the dinner table Easter night, we exchanged quite an array of conversation. Julie (my mom) and I hung in there as we were surrounded by 7 of our favorite boys/guys/men (they are really all men – but I can’t help remember when some of them were my real life baby […]

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A Steadfast Savior, social media, and a game changing week!

We live in such a harsh, multi-dimensional world. I’m continuously shocked at how people behave online. We’ve moved from worrying about our face to face interactions with people to worrying about both the offline and online worlds we operate within. I remember as a young girl the effort I made to get myself ready to […]

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My Brothers, their trip to India, and Part 1 of how they got there.

  Brothers can do a lot of things together, few things are as life changing as heading to the other side of the world to build water wells and minister to people in a third world country though. No spring break or shopping spree’s for these brothers, instead they’ve been working hard to raise funds […]

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Cheeseburger Cauliflower Casserole

Sometimes I dream about a cheeseburger and sweet potato fries. So freaking good. Then I remember, I have a goal and if I’m going to add a little extra to my meals – it’s going to be donut. That doesn’t mean you can’t find simple, affordable, and healthy versions of the meals you love though. […]

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