ok, ok, ok. I haven’t written a blog in like a year and a half. I am not entirely sure why I am writing this one now. I do not consider myself to be courageous. I am an over thinker. I tend to think of all of the possible outcomes to any given situation prior […]

what a difference a year makes.

Okay, so I know that I have not written recently. There has been a lot going on in my life though! Sometimes I worry though that I get so busy that I forget to have a time to reflect. At first this blog was because so many people were asking me to document my adventures […]

April 5th

Dear April 5th,  You suck. I am sorry, I wish there was a better way for me to say it, but seriously….you suck. For the past two years you have been the worst day in both 2012 and 2013. In 2012 you changed my family and my lives forever with my father losing his job. We […]

my voice.

[ before I even begin, let me clarify with saying that I understand the irony of this post….that I am writing about, well you’ll see….] have you ever heard a recording of your own voice? I have and hate it. In January I recorded myself several times reading something very short for church and as […]


  “The church died because it got old. It was here with the mindset to serve the neighborhood but it really never was part of it.”   These words were spoken to me Thursday afternoon and they have been haunting me ever since.  You see, I was in Memphis Thursday afternoon…and I don’t know if […]


2013. Well, here we are in 2014. 2013 was a fantastic year. It was one of the more difficult years of my life but also one of the most fulfilling and rewarding. It was filled with adventures, laughter, good friends, sweet laughter, joys, mourning, dancing, newness, and challenges. Looking back, I would not change a […]


So, I have been here for 165 days (not that I  have been counting….I just have an app on my phone) So much has changed over 165 days. In many ways I am feeling more and more settled in as each day passes. I completed my first semester of school (thank you Jesus- because I […]


Have you ever seen the opening scene to the movie Home Alone? You know where there are about a million McAllisters all under one roof and the burglars come in pretending to be the police? People are running from here to there, there is loud chaos and constant movement. Well, if you have seen that […]