Christmas Card 2011

So, I know it's ridiculously early to be talking about Christmas cards.  I won a giveaway over at  Picky Palate  for 25 Shutterfly Chris...

Aaron

It is extremely hard to write this post, but as I don't really "journal" much anymore - this is all I have.  Shawn and I lost ...

When I am discouraged...

... I find it helpful to list some of the things for which I am thankful.  Some days, like today, it is a little harder.  But, when I see it...

"Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever..."

I need to make some changes in my life.  I feel like I say this all the time and it never happens - I either give up and/or am completely un...

It's Harder Than I Thought...

... to be here while my best friend and my entire family are in Mexico. It wasn't a big deal the first few days because I was so wrappe...

Pray Continually ~ Libya

A couple months ago Pastor included a prayer calendar in the bulletin. However, in addition to the church prayer calendar, this was to remi...

How Did I End Up Here?

I don't know what has happened. Lately, I feel so disconnected from everyone. And, I'm not sure it's my imagination. Have I t...

Sacred Claim

I haven't blogged in awhile. I've been pretty busy with school, but now it's finished and I am pleased with the result. Shutti...

{ Swoon }

"I love that you get cold when it is 71 degrees. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that crinkle y...

Craft Time!

So, I am not typically a "crafter." I usually run away from anything that involves any type of craft - except for an occasional sc...

The Leavers: Young Doubters Exit the Church

Wow... so I've been busy. The months are literally flying by (maybe it really is true that, the older you get, the more time flies? real...

For Reals...

I am SICK of people cancelling on me. Happens all the time and I never say anything.... Am I not important?!? I know things happen and come...

When Love Takes You In ~ "Choosing to See"

I thought this story from Choosing to See was so beautiful. Mary Beth and her family chose to adopt from China and while she was trying to...

Menu: Week 2/21 - 2/26

So, lately I've been a little "bored" with the meals I've been making. They're good, but really easy. Now, this does...

Salted Caramel Cupcakes

There's a new cupcake place that just opened near my house. It's to die for, but a little expensive. So, I thought I'd try my ...

"Choosing to See" by Mary Beth Chapman

On Sunday, I started the book Choosing to See by Mary Beth Chapman . I'm sure everyone knows this but a couple years ago (3, I think),...

Hmmm...

Nothing too interesting has been going on lately. Nothing life-changing, anyway... So, this might be a boring post. I started my classes t...

"Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life." ~ Jonathan Edwards

Let me take you back a few weeks... A few weeks ago, I was at the end of my rope. A few weeks ago, I was frustrated and tired. A few weeks a...