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Meet the Ladies

The Chicken Ladies are finally home!!! They’re still a little freaked out and running around as a flock for protection… but they are home and have already started devouring their feed and scratch ūüôā We were able to pick these ladies out from a group of about 15 hens – how did we pick? Partially … Continue reading

roots in god.

“You have forgotten God your savior; you have not remembered the Rock, your fortress. Therefore, though you set out the finest plants and plant imported vines, though on the day you set them out, you make them grow, and on the morning when you plant them, you bring them to bud, yet the harvest will … Continue reading

Chicken Adventures

Brian and I began our adventure today as chicken owners. With our chicks nearing a week old, and about ready to come home with us, our goal for Memorial Day weekend is to build our chicken coop. We researched and found a plan that we loved, but when we started thinking about it…we realized what … Continue reading

This Weekend’s Yard Work

Thought I would share a few photos from all the yard work this weekend!!! ¬†Finally starting to get the yard cleaned up for summer. ¬†Please ignore the few spots of brown grass you might see, we just aerated a couple weeks ago and the grass still hasn’t fully recovered…. This is Brian’s pride and joy … Continue reading

Not By Words Alone

The power of God is not on the page, it’s not in our mouths, it’s in our hearts. And only through practice will our hearts be fully faithful. So here’s to living a life not by words alone, but by practice. And we all know that practices makes perfect…

1 Corinthians 12

“There are different kinds of service in the church, but it is the same lord we are serving. There are different ways god works in our lives, but it is the same god who does the work through all of us. A spiritual gift is given to each of us as a means of helping … Continue reading

Ready for ASB Biloxi!!

I’m here in Biloxi, ready to begin what is likely to be my last ASB experience ever. This will be the 7th straight year I’ve been involved with Alternative Spring Break programs, and I can honestly say that I’m a different, better person because of what I’ve seen, the service I’ve participated in, the communities … Continue reading

1 Corinthians 8:1-3

“We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know.¬†But the man who loves God is known by God.”

Balance Poses, Inversions & Life

Tonight I finally achieved my yoga forearm stand without the wall, and held it for over 45 seconds!! ¬†I’ve been working on this diligently for over 3 months now. ¬†Part of it was fear of moving away from the wall, part of it was the residual weak arm left over from a blood clot. ¬†And … Continue reading

Let ASB 313 Echo Throughout the Country!

Well I’m back in Oregon now…and all day I’ve been in a weird fog. I have never had such a hard time coming back from an ASB experience. I truly feel as though I formed a new family with 50+ people from around the country, and I’m sad to have to leave all of you! … Continue reading