April Goals

“The only way to have a friend is to be one” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld My goal theme for April is friendships. I have made countless friends throughout my […]

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My Prayer Binder

Photo credit: unsplash.com A prayer journal is not the answer to a deeper, richer prayer life, but in my experience it helps. When I was a freshman in college I attended a workshop for a prayer binder led by one of my dear friends. I had attempted to keep various prayer journals and notebooks before, […]

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New Year’s Goals

2019 Goals I am one of those people who like to set New Year’s resolutions, or goals. The New Year feels like a fresh start and it is always such a fun time to set new goals. But I am also one of those people who are excited in January, and by March I’ve forgotten […]

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Getting Ready for Christmas

Every year Mama does a series of blog posts about Christmas prep and organizing, so I decided to take the idea from her and do a series here as well. I am actually one of those people who will start listening to Christmas music before Thanksgiving (this year I started the day after Halloween!), and […]

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Getting Back Into Running

I am slowly but surely trying to get back into running! I ran while I was pregnant, but the last few weeks I got to where I only ran half a mile at a time, walking in between, because I had contractions every time I ran. Of course, the day before I was induced I […]

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Getting Settled

We made it safely back to the States and we have spent the last few weeks trying to get settled and into a normal routine again. We are so happy to be here and near lots of family and friends, and things are going very well, we are just trying to figure out several different […]

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Home

Home: (n) 1. a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household; 2. any place of residence or refuge Where is home? My idea of home has changed a lot over the past couple of years. For a long time, home was always the house in the […]

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Online Schooling

Right now Sam and I are have joined the growing number of distance students and we are both currently enrolled in online school. I am working towards a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature at Southern New Hampshire University, and he is studying for a Master’s degree in Christian Studies and the Classics at […]

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