Bits of Joy

written October 6: Wowowow!! Just got back from attending the Basic Seminar graduation, where all the inmates who completed the seminar this week received both a certificate and a piece of cake!  I was blessed to get to be up front with those who conducted the seminar along with Ruthie, Sophia, the Warden, Colonel and…

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Florida Prison Ministry – Week 1

(written October 5th) Today was the day I went to prison for the first time!  I can’t even describe how awesome it was!! :D  I actually didn’t want to leave!   I had to laugh as we entered the prison because one of the first officers I met said in excitement, “So you’re the 19…

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Homemade Body Wash

In America today, many people are quickly hopping on the bandwagon of  “natural and organic” products. Whether it’s the cereal they eat or the makeup they use, more and more folks are becoming conscious about the safety of the goods they consume on a day-to-day basis.  I, personally, have yet to dive head first into all products healthy…

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Pray Without Ceasing

 Have you ever read the seventeenth verse of 1 Thessalonians chapter 5, and questioned how one might pray without ceasing?  So did I, until recently.  Through an intense, online discipleship program that I have been apart of for the past month (more on that later), I learned the truth about what this verse is saying.…

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Oklahoma!!

Ahhhh! What a joy it is to have friends from all over the country who share your beliefs and know how to make you laugh! Some of our best friends are Laura and LiliAnna Beasley who live in Oklahoma. With Dad being a pilot and a free weekend on the calendar, we packed our bags…

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Photos with Friends

It’s always a joy to get together with close friends with whom you are bound to laugh, smile, and eat some good pizza! That’s just what we did last week with Claire, Grace, Belle, Megan & Myah! Lauren and I are truly blessed with some great Christian friends who love us and join in our craziness! Here…

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Anybody here???

Well, there I go again, abandoning this poor, poor blog for months.  What can I say? Life happens!  Every once in awhile I get re-inspired to tend to this fading and neglected website; and today, friends, is one of those days! Here are some random happenings that have occurred in my absence: Christmas cooking~  …

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Hawaii 2015!

We recently returned from a week on the Big Island of Hawaii.  What a treat it was to experience the island lifestyle, witness beautiful sunsets, and drink some awesome guava juice! Through my dad’s company, we were able to enjoy a mostly-paid-for trip to the Big Island. None of us had ever been to this…

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