April 2015 archive

Tricks, Creativity, Friends, and Accountability

I have been reading Shauna Niequist’s devotion, Savor, for a month now. The daily devotions, while short,  are inspirational and completely relatable. One in particular, “Tricks and Discipline,” spoke to me because it fit perfectly with my experience the day I read it. The focus verse was Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10: “Two are better than one, because they have […] Read more…

Compassion and Callings

Almost everyone has heard the story of Jonah and the Whale, but some think Jonah’s deliverance, following a lesson to obey God, is the end of the story, but it’s only the beginning. Jonah is a short book, only 4 chapters long, but teaches a valuable lesson on compassion and the potential of God’s calling. Post-whale lesson, the […] Read more…

Run for a Reason

The title of this post is two sided. One side reveals to you something about myself: I MUST have a reason to run. I DO NOT like running, even in small intervals. I tried to like running in college, sadly (although I don’t know if I am really sad about it) it did not stick. […] Read more…

The Pregnancy Learning Curve

26 weeks in, 14 weeks to go. Before I became pregnant I had a completely different idea of what the experience entailed. I thought I would understand what was going on with my body because of this “maternal instinct” that would take over. I thought I could overcome sickness and stick to Paleo eating. I […] Read more…

Bahama Babymoon

Only 2 short flights away from our home in Birmingham, AL exists a little piece of paradise called Harbour Island. Soon after we found out we were expecting, we began looking into ideas for a babymoon trip. At the recommendation of our friend, Nancy, we checked out the Dunmore Hotel. What is a babymoon, you may […] Read more…