Yo, marriage is crazy! I've always thought about how my life would be once I was married. What will our day-to-day be like? What would we make for dinner? What weird habits will he have? I read a lot of books and talked to a few marrieds before I tied the knot and received joint … Continue reading WAFFLES. A Post About Marriage.
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
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 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
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.
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
This week, I had the opportunity to help host a leadership conference at our church. I was able to listen to some of the best pastors and leaders of the North East. In the midst of running around, here are some quick leadership shots I wrote down. Ben Franklin once said, " Without continual growth … Continue reading Leadership Shots. Take a Few For Yourself.
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.
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
"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