What We’ve Learned (so far)

So it’s been a while and a lot has happened, so I figured the easiest thing to do would be to answer some good ole fashioned, FAQ’s. Q: Is it as hotter in Australia than Florida? A: Yep. But it’s not as humid. And after a while, sweat stains become quite the flattering accessory so I don’t mind […]

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Here’s to New Beginnings!

Well guys. I’m on a plane. A short two hour trip to Dallas, Texas before my big flight to Sydney. As I sit here listening to you make me brave by bethel I am reminded how faithful my God is. I am reminded that he has my every step thought out. He knows my every […]

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You Take Me On A Journey

  From head to the heart; You take me on a journey of letting go and getting lost in you. -United Pursuit I’ve found myself on quite the journey lately; both physically and spiritually. Physically, it’s the obvious. Anastasia and I leave for Australia in 38 days. It’s both exciting and scary but we’re ready. […]

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New Christmas Traditions

Christmas is typically spoken about in either a cheerful and loving tone, or a grouchy and hateful one. I like to think I speak about the season with a lot of holiday cheer. Ever since I was a little girl I loved Christmas time. I daydreamed about meeting Santa Clause as he squeezed down the […]

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Our Date Box Experience

Life can get crazy. Sometimes so crazy that you forget to spend time with the people closest to you. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “you hurt the people who are closest to you.”Well, naturally my husband is my closest friend. I don’t necessarily hurt him on purpose, but not spending time filling his “love […]

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What A Week (peace)

Typically I’m the one who posts on Fridays, and so far since we have started I have been able to post every Friday without fail. This past week however was absolutely crazy and to say “wow what a week” would be a huge understatement. On Friday the 13th (ya know, when I should’ve posted) Anastasia […]

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Truth is, I’m not as outgoing as I want to be

If asked to describe myself in three words I’d respond with determined, hardworking and outgoing. If my best friend were asked to describe me in three words it’s safe to say she’d probably say the same. I don’t know why I’ve always described myself with those three words; but I have. Outgoing has always seemed […]

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What I’ve Learned From My Mom

At the age of 2, my biological mother walked out on me, my twin sisters (who were infants at the time) and my Dad. Though I don’t remember much at the time, the events that took place had some lingering effects throughout my childhood. Years later, my Dad remarried and that woman has raised me […]

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Learning Together

About a month ago, Nate Cowdery approached John and I about starting up a young adults ministry with him. I’m not going to lie, at first I was not about it at all. I knew everything Nate was saying was important and needed, but I was not about to start something and then turn around […]

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Attitude is Everything

I work a sales job. As in a job where I sit on the phone all day, make cold calls (and every now and again calls to previous customers) and sell things. It’s not a job that you would expect God to work through, but I’ve come to find out that when the Bible says […]

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