Y'all. I found awesome summer lighting 50% off (thanks Big Lots)! So, Brian made my back porch dreams come true! It was a little more complicated than I hoped BUT he powered through the geometry (who knew you actually do need that stuff) and I love the final results. Check it out!
We've been talking about cultivating an abundant life at our facebook page. As we talk, I hope you've seen in your own live the calling to everyday life - a life of serving the people in your life and offering your gifts to the people closest to you. Calling is not a thing or a … Continue reading Cultivating Opportunity
Our trip to Utah was JUST AMAZING. We hiked the canyons. We saw the national parks. We hiked the desert. We glamped. We attended a work retreat. We hiked at Sundance. I mean, it was pretty much epic. Seeing a moose or Robert Redford was the only thing that could have made this trip even … Continue reading Glamping in Moab, Hiking in Sundance
What we cultivate in our hearts today, prepares our souls to grow in faith. Faith is not legalism. You can't earn it. You can't "look" the part. Faith is not misery. Faith is knowing that you can't measure up and that you need the Savior. Let's dive deeper into what faith is and how to … Continue reading Cultivating Faith
Zion National Park is unbelievably beautiful. It's located near Springdale, Utah. It's within driving distance of Las Vegas. These pictures were taken on the Canyon Overlook Hike. It's just a short hike but with huge breathtaking rewards! It's a favorite hike for photographers and tourists. The trail passes through shaded niches with ferns and trees, … Continue reading Zion National Park
Lowcountry summers are crazy humid and crazy hot. We love having a pool for our kids to play in. Honestly, they might not get to play outside very much without one. Our old round intex pool had made it through six summers. It was very evident that it wouldn't make it to the end of … Continue reading Summer Projects – Sinking Our Intex Pool
On a recent trip back home to the southwestern part of Virginia, some of our Tribe took a hike with their Poppaw Ferguson to The Channels Natural Area Preserve. The Great Channels features a maze of slot canyons similar to what’s found in the southwestern United States. We think the Channels State Forest is one … Continue reading The Great Channels
Joy doesn't simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it everyday. Be intentional about creating rituals and habits that will boost and balance your body and mind. Be intentional about bringing joy to your life. Listen to this recent live video from our facebook page for more tips and suggestions … Continue reading Cultivating Joy
It's not about falling. It's about getting back up. We are all going to fail at something at some point. We're all going to make mistakes. The question is what will you do after the fall? Will you get back up? There's no success without failure It's better to have a life full of failures … Continue reading Retreat or Reload?
You will never make a good impression on other people until you stop thinking about what sort of impression you are making. Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told … Continue reading Comparison Takes the Fun Out of Life