This one is LONG overdue, and I absolutely love telling it, but aside from a condensed version on our wedding website, I’ve never written my and my husband’s love story. I was always trying to write what I thought would be my “love” story in my journals growing up, but the other person was never… Read More Our Love Story
Sitting around my parents’ dining room table on Thanksgiving of 2018, my first Thanksgiving married to my husband, I shared what I was thankful for with my family: “Well, I would be more thankful for my husband if he would get me a puppy.” Long before that day and long before we were married, I… Read More The Story of My Fur Babies
About this time every year, I see prayer lists for back to school circulating the internet, and this year I wanted to create my own. This will be my fifth year teaching, and though I haven’t been at this thing nearly as long as my veteran colleagues, I know that we need prayers now more… Read More 9 Back to School Prayers
This morning, I woke up, went on a run, showered, and then I wrote this in my journal: God, I’m mad at You. Yesterday went to trash so quick and I want to believe You are good but I’m struggling. Why did my friend’s dad have to test positive for COVID? Why did our house… Read More I’m mad at God.
Lately, I’ve tried to be more intentional with my prayer life. When a friend will tell me something specific to pray for, I will stop in that moment and audibly pray. Instead of responding with “I’m praying for you!” I can say specifically and honestly what I just prayed for. I can’t take credit for… Read More Praying Intentionally
When I was in college, I had a tattoo idea. I’ve always loved Philippians 4:6-7 — “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ… Read More Obedience & Peace
Disclaimer: I am NOT a health expert! This is just my personal experience with health and fitness. This story begins with my decision to remove myself from social media. Read more about my reasons and the effects being off social media has had on my life since 2018 on Maggie’s blog. While I did feel… Read More I LOST 1/4 OF MY BODY WEIGHT IN 9 MONTHS!
Check out my guest post on my best friend Maggie’s blog here.
Tonight, I came home from spending the weekend celebrating my boyfriend’s birthday in our college town to my mom and brother filling out scholarship applications. My brother is a senior in high school this year, and he’s signed to play baseball next year at a university that also just so happens to be THE school… Read More “I write so that others might be inspired.”
You guys. I’m finally student teaching and I’m not even exhausted (yet)! Okay, so it’s only day two and my co-teacher and I are REALLY hoping for the first snow day of the semester tomorrow (prayers please). But still. I have a desk and a key to the classroom and a badge and access to… Read More To My Teachers