I get so caught up in the mundane yet hectic aspects of everyday life that I often times find myself physically, mentally, and emotionally drained at the end of a day. I seem to forget that part of life that includes taking a deep breath and replenishing the energy expelled. There are days where I … More All Who Are Weary
Every year I look forward to YoungLives camp and every year it exceeds my expectations. It is one week of the year that love shines through no matter what happens. It is the one time that the expectations are simple: to love. Showing love is not always simple. It is difficult to show love when … More It’s Simple
Yet another year has come to an end. Two thousand fifteen came and went in the blink of an eye. The year was brought in with high expectations. Two thousand thirteen was a hard year. It was a year that when it finally came to an end, it was a breath of fresh air. Two … More Here’s to Another Year
There’s a point where exhaustion takes over the body and has the strangest effects on an individual. For example, walking out of the house and going to work wearing your shower shoes is induced by sleep deprivation. Trying to work on an important video project for a final project in a class should be a … More Nonsensical Ramblings
I am so blessed to have been able to serve at YoungLives camp three years in a row now. If you had told me three years ago that YoungLives would completely capture my heart and still have a hold on it three years later, I wouldn’t have believed it. I began volunteering with the mind set … More The Best Kind of Camp.
It’s time for another trip down memory lane… Tonight I have been going through old documents on my computer. I am a sentimental hoarder and I am so thankful for that; because of it I get to relive some of the best and some of the most difficult days of my life. Reading about days … More Purpose
(3/16/15) Tonight I went to the movie theater. This was a big deal for me because I never, ever go to the theater. I don’t watch many movies and when I do I typically wait for them to come out on dvd and then rent them. This time, I wanted to go to the movies. … More Movie Review: The Drop Box Film
Anyone who knows me personally, knows that all I have ever wanted to be is a mother. I have always wanted a big family. I look forward to the day when I can finally have children of my own, biologically or adopted. I have always been open about this longing and have talked to almost … More “Glimpse” of Motherhood