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
When I was an 8th grader, brand new in the youth group still, we had a Disciple Now weekend. A singer/guitarist named Josh Wilson was our worship leader for the weekend. Not only was Josh very personable, but he was insanely talented. That weekend was impactful for my spiritual life for many reasons, but one… Continue reading Dream Small
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)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation! O my soul, praise Him, for He is thy health and salvation! All ye who hear, Now to His temple draw near; Sing now in glad adoration! This is a hymn that simply says it: let's all praise the Lord, our Almighty King and God!… Continue reading Praise to the Lord, The Almighty
Some people vacation to sightsee; we vacation with a race in mind. This is part one of a series about Destination Racing and some tips on how to make it a smooth trip! Part One is about lodging and preparing for the race. This post contains affiliate links. You may review the Affiliate Disclosure here.To… Continue reading Destination Racing: The Rundown (part one)
Today is my birthday, so I decided to use this time to give you all a glimpse into my life, with 10 random facts about me. In High School, I played so many instruments: I played cymbals in the drumline as a freshman and sophomore (we wore these silly sequin and velvet uniforms that required… Continue reading 10 random facts
This post contains affiliate links. You may review the Affiliate Disclosure here. How to keep a toddler busy in a jogging stroller! I have been taking my daughter out in the jogging stroller since she was 2 weeks old. The first few months, she slept all the time, and it didn't take much to occupy… Continue reading Keep ‘Em Entertained!
This post contains affiliate links. You may review the Affiliate Disclosure here. I am always on the hunt for something to snack on. My days are spent chasing a toddler and training for long distance races, so it is important that I choose fuel that is nutritious. While my palate accepts most things I present… Continue reading Chocolate PB Protein Balls
One of the reasons I hated running as a kid was the fact that I was almost always last. The shame of not just not winning, but being the final person to cross the line really got to my me. I don’t like to admit it, but I’m a fairly competitive person, and losing just wasn’t going to work for me. Quitting was much easier to do than lose, and I quit more things than I am proud of as a child because I wasn’t winning as much as I wanted to. So, this caused almost two decades of an unhealthy relationship with physical activity.
When I went to Junior High for the first time, I made a decision. I was going to carry my Bible with me every day. The school had a "no backpacks" rule, so you had to carry your binder and books out in the open, and girls were allowed a small purse. Everything you had… Continue reading The Word