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Top 40 Life Lessons

Birthdays have a way of making me feel nostalgic. My 40th birthday is also making me feel nauseous. Crazy, right? It’s just that I don’t feel 40. But rather than getting stuck in this weird fear-of-the-future THING, I want to reflect on God’s faithfulness in the past. So today, I am going to do just that and share with you the top […]

Dignity~ My One Word for 2015

Choosing “brave” as my One Word for 2014 was exciting, exhilarating, freeing. It gave me the excuse I felt I needed to try new things and to go beyond the comfortable. The truth is that I actually LIKE being stretched beyond myself. I like being pushed, even when I’m scared. Somewhere along the way, I had forgotten this. Choosing brave […]

On Being Brave

I ran my first ever 5K this past weekend. If you know me even a little, you know how laughable this is. Running for running’s sake has always seemed like the most ridiculous thing ever. Running the length of a soccer field over and over again while kicking a black and white ball? That makes sense to me. Running hard […]

Am I Making a Difference?

Lately, I have been contemplating this idea of making a difference in the world, of making an impact for good, of leaving it better than I found it. Living life with intention has become an overarching theme for me and so I wonder, how are my efforts affecting others? Am I making a difference? I can answer this in the […]

Kayaking With the Family~ No Words Needed

                Because sometimes all you need is a beautiful day and the willingness to embrace adventure. And because sometimes, no words are needed.