5 Ways To Stay Focused On Christ

admin / November 11, 2017

Does this scenario sound familiar? You come home from a glorious church service, enjoy a warm meal with your family and maybe some friends, and spend the rest of the day relaxing.  Your sins are confessed and forgiven, your heart convicted and pricked in all the right ways, and your soul is refreshed.  You are ready to face the week…

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Carolina Ren Fest 2017 – And What I Would Do Differently Next Time

admin / November 8, 2017

My brother Josiah and I had the awesome opportunity to go to the Carolina Renaissance Festival with some friends a few weeks ago.  It was our first time ever at a Ren Faire, and it definitely met all of my medieval/fantasy loving self’s expectation. Prepare yourself for an onslaught of pictures.  You have been warned!  😉 We left early that Saturday morning,…

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October 2017 Reading Report

admin / October 31, 2017

Back in January, I joined the Goodreads 2017 Reading Challenge and set a goal of 50 books, to be completed by the end of the year.  These monthly reading reports serve to keep me accountable and give you a peek into what books I am currently enjoying!    Happy Reformation Day, everyone! I never intended to take a break from…

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To My Generation: The Work Has Only Begun

admin / October 12, 2017

To my generation, to those of us who have grown up within the Church and are now becoming adults: You are not your parents.  You do not have to be exactly like them in every way. In fact, you shouldn’t be like them.  We’ve grown up in a reformational church culture.  We’ve grown up in the homeschool culture.  Our parents…

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Ocean

admin / October 9, 2017

Nothing that encounters God leaves unchanged. So with the Ocean. We stand on the edge, waiting, hesitant, toes curling in the warm sand still wet from its last encounter. We take a step back: White foam rushes, envelopes, pulls us down. The farther in you go, the more it hurts, the better it feels. Turned over and over, rolling in…

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September 2017 Reading Report

admin / September 30, 2017

Back in January, I joined the Goodreads 2017 Reading Challenge and set a goal of 50 books, to be completed by the end of the year.  These monthly reading reports will serve to keep me accountable and give you a peek into what books I am currently enjoying!      Here are the books I finished this month: “The Art…

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Dear Girl, Remember Who You Are

admin / September 27, 2017

Dear girl, I know life is confusing right now.  You are somewhere in your teens, you are changing physically and emotionally, and life is changing too fast for you to keep up.  You are in that weird stage between a girl and a woman, between childhood and adulthood. I’ve been there, and I am just beginning to emerge out of…

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5 Reasons To Read The Bible Quickly

admin / September 25, 2017

Yesterday,  I finished the Bible for the second time in my life.  I’m ashamed that it took me this long to read through the entire Bible again, but I am grateful I finally did it.  I used this 90-day Bible reading plan.  I began in May, so obviously I fell far behind, but completing the Bible in 4 months instead…

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My Top 5 Favorite Podcasts

admin / September 22, 2017

I love listening to Podcasts.  I download them to my iPod and listen while I do chores, cook, do the dishes, anything that keeps my hands busy while leaving my mind free.  These are my top 5 favorite podcasts that I can’t get enough of right now: (You can find all of these podcasts on iTunes, as well as at…

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