Thanks to the holiday weekend, today was like a second Sunday for my friends and a substitute Sunday for me (I work in the hospital most Sundays). Obviously we had to seize this opportunity and turn it into a brunchin' kind of morning. We're talking good chats, beautiful (and delicious!) food, a couple small messes,... Continue Reading →
Såo Miguel, Portugal. One of nine islands in the Azores- an autonomous region of Portugal- this destination may not be on your radar yet, but it should be! Here are some of the best attractions and outdoor locations to explore when you book a trip to the Azores.
Contrary to what some might think, I believe fostering community in our lives doesn't start with going out and socializing all the time in an attempt to meet more people. It begins in the quiet.
A couple of weeks ago I arrived home from work to Nick standing in the kitchen next to three large boxes. Earlier that day he had arrived home from school to those same three boxes sitting on the front porch, addressed to us! Knowing that I get excited about any package that shows up at our place, Nick had stacked them on the kitchen counter and waited until I got home to open them up.
Saturday morning my alarm sounded at 4:45. Ooph, its early. I arrived at work and was assigned my patients, printed out my medications, received report, and headed out to get started with my assessments. And that's when a simple prayer proved powerful.
As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter its easy for date night to go from adventurous, outdoorsy, active, and lively to just another night curled up on the couch. And while there isn't really anything wrong with that, here are a few fall date ideas that are creative, active, and engaging. Autumn offers so many activities that involve intentional connection with each other and some good ole fashion fun!
If we make a habit of this unintentional living, many of our goals will be unrealized, many of our relationships two-dimensional, and many of our days unbearably monotonous. So, how can you begin living more intentionally? Here are six practical ways to begin being more intentional.
Well hey there! It sure has been a while. In fact, it's been months. I didn't mean for time to run away with me like this, but it has a way of doing that when we're not paying attention. It likes to slip by, unnoticed if possible. I've been quite busy in this time away, but I never meant to take such a long break from blogging. I'm back though, and this time I hope its for good!
via Rainy Days and the Uncomfortable Head on over to my sister's blog for some inspiration about stepping out in faith. Also, I know I've been absent for a while. And I could give you a million excuses, but I won't. I'll be writing again soon, though, so keep an eye out! In the meantime,... Continue Reading →