Black Friday and Materialism

Do you think that Black Friday seems to bring out the worst in people? Do you avoid the stores and the deals just because you’re afraid that you might get trampled? Deals and saving money is great, don’t get me wrong! But greed has become the main problem with this day of money saving. Read More »

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Back to School Memories

Well, its been one week since most kiddos went back to school or started school for the first time. This time of the year can be filled with so many mixed emotions for both the children and the parents. The kids may have fear and excitement wrapped in one. The parents might feel sad about how quickly their kids are growing up mixed with the fondness of the memories they have from their school days. I don’t have kids yet so I’m solely focused on my memories. Read More »

Happy Resurrection Sunday 

the joy of today

He is RisenHappy Resurrection Sunday! He is risen! Who? Jesus! I’m thinking about a lot this Easter Sunday. There is a video circulating that is of many different people receiving a text message, and at first, they are surprised but then their excitement cannot be contained. View it HERE. After I saw it for the first time this morning, I thought about how true it is. Matthew, Mark, and Luke are my favorite depictions of this joy…Read More »

One Word for 2016

I have one word for you, 2016: HEALTH! 2015 went by fast, like lightning. It went by so fast with so much going on that I feel like I had no time to even think about healthy choices. I ate out more than I have in the past and chose watching TV over working out. This post is more than just me writing about getting healthy; its about how health is more than just the number of pounds our bodies hold.Read More »