Why I Journal

I began my first journal when I was ten years old. The idea of keeping a journal had always appealed to me, as I loved to write and notebooks, paper, and pens were a few of my favorite things. I opened up a purple shimmery spiral-bound notebook from the dollar store, sharpened a pencil, and […]

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20 for 2020

Twenty things. This year I have twenty goals, ranging from huge, year-long goals, to small one-day goals, and different achievements in between. Some are important, others are merely for fun. For all of them, I am excited! In no particular order, here is my list for the year: Read the Bible in a year, in […]

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May Goals

Now that I am done with school, finally done writing pages upon pages of projects and papers, I decided for my May goals to focus on…writing. Ever since I was very young, I have loved to write. The first “book” I wrote was called Best Friends, and it was all about the adventures of me […]

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Done!

Done. Several times it felt like this day would never come, but today it did. I finished my last term for my Bachelor’s degree. The term officially ends on Sunday, and the graduation commencement is May 11, but I am done with my coursework, and now all I have to do is wait for grades […]

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March Goals

February seemed to just fly by! I am late in posting these goals for March, but I still feel like it can’t really be March yet. The theme for my goals this month is Simplicity. I just began my final (!!) term of college, there is always housework and cooking to be done, and spring […]

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February Goals

Happy February! I am a few days late posting about my February goals, but I have already been trying to implement them. This month’s focus is Marriage. I thought February was a good month to focus on marriage because after my relationship with God, my relationship with my husband is the most important. I focused […]

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5 Hospitality Tips

Sam and I really enjoy having people into our home, and here are five tips I’ve learned that help make serving others with hospitality much easier. When we first got married we talked about how we looked forward to having people over and using the time to get to know people and use it as […]

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Our Year Review: 2018

2018 has been a year full of blessings and hardships, sadness and joy, and lots of huge life changes. It has been both one of the hardest and one of the best years of my life. January On January 2, the day Sam and I left Mississippi to return to Romania, I found out that […]

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Blessings and Balance

I was really wanting to get back into a regular schedule with blogging. I planned out all my posts and even wrote a few in advance. But then life happened. Blessings happened. I am blessed to have a wonderful three-month-old baby who requires my almost constant care and attention. She takes up a lot of […]

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