When a Dream Goes Lackluster

PART I There was once a very hospitable Shunammite woman in the Bible. We actually don't know her name so let's call her Shuna, for short, just for the fun of it. Shunaaaaaa, baby. Whenever Elisha, the prophet, passed through town, she and her husband always opened their home to him. She provided him a place … Continue reading When a Dream Goes Lackluster

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Enough is enough

It's a new year and for the past few weeks, I've been reflecting over the current state of where I am. You know, just taking the pulse on what's happening within me. The rush of the holidays leaves you upside down-silly and for me, eating my way through the last day of the year via … Continue reading Enough is enough

A Tale of Two Responses

RESPONSES.. We respond to many things every day. Your child comes home with a 70% on a test. You know they tried super hard. It's not an "A" but, you have the choice to celebrate their hard work or come down on them. You walk into work confident you nailed your interview but the job … Continue reading A Tale of Two Responses

Snow Globe Life

A COMBINED POST FROM MATT & ME: When I was younger I used to love the snow globes my mom would bring out during Christmas time. I was always intrigued by the little towns and scenes that were contained in a glass ball filled with water. The best part, of course, was when you shook … Continue reading Snow Globe Life

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Grateful.

THANKSGIVING Ella Wheeler Wilcox We walk on starry fields of white And do not see the daisies; For blessings common in our sight We rarely offer praises. We sigh for some supreme delight To crown our lives with splendor, And quite ignore our daily store Of pleasures sweet and tender. Our cares are bold and … Continue reading Grateful.

What the Funk?

Ever get in a weird funk? For me, this past week has just been funky. I can't even put my finger on why or what. Ever walk up the stairs only to have your foot slip off the edge of your next step? This week has felt like that!!! Haha. It's like I can't catch … Continue reading What the Funk?

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Fight Well

Ever watch an MMA match before? Honestly, I don't often but I have seen my fair share on TV. It's like a car wreck! I just can't look away. One good punch, in just the right spot, can leave a person completely disoriented. All of a sudden, someone, who was so amped and ready to … Continue reading Fight Well

Ew. OFFENDED.

of·fense əˈfens/ Annoyance or resentment brought about by a perceived insult to or disregard for oneself or one's standards or principles. If you haven't been offended in life before, I'm just not sure that you are human. There have been moments in my life where I have been offended by people who MEANT to offend … Continue reading Ew. OFFENDED.

Confessions of an Ex-Angry Chick

It was a stressful day. I got home, switched my gear, and went for a run. This doesn't always happen. Sometimes I just like to eat. Who's with me?! But this time I figured I'd go for a "rog" (a hybrid of a run and jog/ let's be real). After my rog, I trampled onto … Continue reading Confessions of an Ex-Angry Chick

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Drop-Kick Worries

"Give it to God, girl." It was one of those things I grew up hearing. Now, I was raised knowing about Jesus but needless to say, it took me a bit to get into an authentic relationship with him. As a young girl into my teenage years, my family church-hopped a lot. As you can … Continue reading Drop-Kick Worries