Parenting

Balloons and Babies

One of my favorite things about living in Albuquerque is fall. All of it. The weather is perfect sweater-and-boots crisp. The chile is freshly roasted. The apples and pumpkins are ready to be picked. There is a cafe within walking distance serving amazing seasonal lattes. And, there are hot air balloons. Not only are there… Continue reading Balloons and Babies

Blog, Running

I Don’t Like Labels, but I Guess I’m a Vegan, Now

A month ago, I went to the doctor, and it was apparent that my bad eating habits (along with basically not exercising all summer) had caught up to me. I had gained a few pounds more than I wish I had, and my blood test results came back with some bad things. I mayyyyy have… Continue reading I Don’t Like Labels, but I Guess I’m a Vegan, Now

Faith

Is My Desire God’s Will?

We must realize that God's will shines through everything if we are following Him. In John 16, Jesus is trying to explain to His disciples what is about to happen to Him. They ask a lot of questions, and Jesus tells them that they will be faced with trials and sorrows, and even people who will hurt them in God's name. But. There's a But!!! (Don't you love it when there is a but?!) "But, take heart, because I have overcome the world." 

Blog, Worship and Word

Why I Believe in Christmas Carols All Year Long

It’s almost July, and I don’t know about you, but my world is getting pretty weary. Christmas is long gone, the New Years Resolutions people promised to keep have been forgotten, and Easter candy has been long devoured.  Here we are, in the dead heat of summertime.  It seems that more disturbing news is put… Continue reading Why I Believe in Christmas Carols All Year Long

Blog, Running

Destination Racing: Race Day (part two)

Destination Racing is one of the most fun ways to race. It also makes training for a race a little less painful, because you don't just have the race to look forward to, but also a vacation attached! This post is part two of a series about Destination Racing.  Read Part One about lodging and… Continue reading Destination Racing: Race Day (part two)