Socially Acceptable

My blog has had a lot of traffic lately. Many people have been reading my posts. That’s good right? Mostly! I have had so much positive feedback that it is overwhelming. You guys have been so sweet with your comments! But you can’t live in a small town without at least a few negative Nancys! […]

Bucket List Progress

It has been brought to my attention that I need to update my progress with my 30 before 30 list. I have about six and a half months to get everything on my list checked off. I do have a couple of things completed already, but here is an update on some of the things […]


I lost myself yesterday. I literally don’t know who I was. The devil had a grip on me and was telling me none of it is worth it. That no matter how hard I try at anything, I will fail. I believed him for a second. I was angry with God and questioning why I […]


So where am I with my 30 before 30 list? I’ll tell you. Sometimes, we get so wrapped up in the motions of life that we lose ourselves. We lose our identities. I was that person. I forgot my self worth. My whole life I have let other people determine who I am. So what […]

Its Him..

When I think about youth groups from when I was younger, I can remember the worship, the eagerness to learn, the passion for Christ. Now that I am teaching youth (middle schoolers to be exact), I wonder if I dreamed all of that up in my head. Don’t get me wrong, I have a great […]

New Year’s Lock In

One of our favorite things we do with our youth is our lock-ins. We usually try to have at least two a year. We stay up all night and have worship time, lessons, and of course fun and games. We decided to ring in the new year by having a lock in with our youth. […]

30 before 30

While skimming the pins on pinterest, I came across a turning 30 bucket list. Since I will be thirty in September, I quickly searched for more of these “30 before 30” bucket lists and knew I had to create my own. This is exactly what I need to focus on this year. I created my […]