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A COMMITMENT TO PERMANENT

A COMMITMENT TO PERMANENT

I have always been a play it safe kind of girl. I was never the first to jump off a cliff into the lake or to get in line to sky dive. I don’t line up to eat “delicacies” otherwise knowns as intestines. I suppose…

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GOING AWAY TO COME BACK

GOING AWAY TO COME BACK

I sit reflecting at my home in Nashville, TN after spending the past 10 days in the place I grew up, Oregon. It’s funny how life often comes full circle. As a 20 year old I couldn’t wait to leave the place I grew up,…

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Finding a Rhythm : Living Life On Purpose

Finding a Rhythm : Living Life On Purpose

Largely, I feel like life has no real rhythm. Partially because I don’t make the effort to incorporate hard and fast routines and partially because our lives have never lent themselves to it. We love adventure and spontaneity. We love to leave opportunity to call…

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THE BEST YES

THE BEST YES

Every once in awhile the right words come at the right time, enough to make a lasting impact. In The Best Yes:Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands, Lysa Terkeurst unpacks the the power of two words we use so frequently, but often…

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BUILDING LEGACY AROUND THE TABLE

BUILDING LEGACY AROUND THE TABLE

Rebuild. Reclaim. Restore. Redeem.  These words define the purpose of Legacy Handcrafted Furniture run by Blake Bergstrom here in Nashville, TN. They go on to explain there purpose in this mission statement, “We desire to create furniture that will help you tell your story for centuries to come,…

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This Is No Joke

This Is No Joke

It was the last basketball game of my 8th grade season. We were undefeated to this point and on our way to finish this game in the same fashion. I was dribbling to the middle of the court and did a jump stop, a move…

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Our Whole30 Journey

Our Whole30 Journey

Half of 2014 is in the books. Time flies when you’re having fun, right! I’ve talked a little bit before about how I lean heavily towards introspection. At times, undoubtedly, to a fault. In it’s absence however, life can spin out of control quickly. I…

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WHY I WRITE

WHY I WRITE

It’s safe to say I lost a huge portion of my identity the day I quit playing sports. I was 20 years old. I had finished my second season at a college in my hometown.  I starred on the field. I excelled in the classroom….

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MARRIAGE : OUR JOURNEY TO 8 YEARS

MARRIAGE : OUR JOURNEY TO 8 YEARS

Each year Chad and I take a trip for our anniversary, alternating each year who plans it. We have done staycations, road trips and destination cities. We do this because we believe it is an investment into our marriage. It has often been said that…

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8 Years And Counting

8 Years And Counting

I guess the appropriate thing to say is that I can’t believe it has been 8 years. That would only be partially true. In some ways, it still does feel like yesterday, yet in others it feels like a lifetime. I hardly recognize the two…

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