Happy (almost) 4th of July! To make you feel less guilty about pigging out on hot dogs and ice-cream, I put together this quick 4th of July workout based on a certain, important year in U.S. history. Yep, ’76 means you’re going to be working up a sweat. Thank you, founding fathers! Have a safe… Continue reading 4th of July Workout
Ahh, the nostalgia. After watching Toy Story 4 over the weekend, I left the theater with a heart full of happy childhood memories. ❤ The first Toy Story came out when I was just a year old, but I remember watching it on VHS all the time and collecting anything and everything Toy-Story related. I… Continue reading Toy Story 4
Yesterday afternoon, I ran into a couple of old friends from high school while going for a walk. We weren’t that close in high school and haven’t kept in touch much since graduating, but I still keep up with their lives on Facebook. I have to guiltily admit that I was disgusted and judgmental of… Continue reading A Lesson in Grace
First and foremost, Happy Father’s Day to all fathers on earth and in heaven! Thank you to all of the hard-working dads who provide love, care, and protection for their families. ❤ Today is Holy Trinity Sunday, so a special shout-out goes out to the God above, Father of all. Just when I think I… Continue reading Holy Trinity Sunday
It is with immense sadness that I am typing these words. Rachel Held Evans, one of my role models and a shining beacon of light for progressive Christians, passed away at the age of 37 this morning. I am in shock that such a kind and grace-filled soul had to be taken from this world… Continue reading Because of RHE
A few years ago, I read an article in Living Lutheran called, “Who in the Bible are you?” I chose the quiet and devoted Mary of Bethany (sister of Martha and Lazarus) not only because I relate to her the most, but because she is the biblical woman I most want to emulate. Mary makes… Continue reading Lessons from Mary of Bethany
HAPPY MLB OPENING DAY!! This is one of my favorite days of the year (second only to Christmas). It’s been a loooong, cold winter, and I am beyond happy to have spring right around the corner and the Tribe back on my TV. Although baseball has gone from being “America’s sport” to ranked #3 of… Continue reading Opening Day!