the reflective series one| life lately

Today is Friday, my “day off”, but today began by meeting with my youth ministry shepherds/coordinators at my new favorite hangout spot in town and since my to-do list is about a million miles long, instead of spending my time under the softest blanket on my couch at home watching Friends, I’m still here.  I’m the girl on the corner couch by the windows with everything all over the place aiming to get things done, and I quickly reminded myself that I made a goal to write a blogpost weekly, sooooo I’m going 3/3. Read More »

Choose to champion

Okay, I’m a competitive person by nature.  Seriously, I’ll race you to the car, get sweaty over a card game and fight to the finish even if it’s a silly game of Headbandz.  I’m an achiever, a sports fanatic and I cannot stand to lose.  There are several people in the world who could truly care less about who wins a game and it definitely won’t keep them up at night, but we all have an underlying human spirit of competition that reveals itself in the ugliest form; comparison.

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2 0 1 9 | prepare

Hello friends, Happy 2019!

Does that number freak anyone else out? I’m already processing that the next year, if the Lord decides to lead us there, will be 2020; the year that in elementary school days seemed like an eternity away and now it’s just around the corner.  Yep, here we are at the start of another year and if you’re reading this let me start by saying THANK YOU for being here.  I’m sure you could be spending your time doing something way cooler like watching Friends or Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour on Netflix (I wouldn’t blame you if you left right now for that), or reading a much more reputable author’s latest novel, but instead you’re here showing interest in what my heart has to say, so from the very beginning, thank you.Read More »