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The Beauty of Battle

Strength is something we don’t realize we have until we are put in a situation where we have to find it or perish.  Daily challenges make us stronger and because of these challenges we grow, we evolve.  When we go through a difficult trial we are forced to cope.  We fight through the layers of […]

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Love on a scale from 1 to 10

Love cannot be quantified. I’ve learned more about love since I’ve met my husband than I had in the previous years of my life.  Marriage is a quick way to learn true love, unconditional love, selfless love, and a love for all those tiny things that “drive you crazy” but at the end of the […]

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Bendiciendo A Los Niños (Blessing The Children)

We are born into this world pure.  Each infant a vision of perfection and a gift from the heavens above.  A blessing for eternity. Now that I received that blessing and am about to give birth to my first born child I have this overwhelming desire to not only give this new creation life but […]

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Slippers & PJ´s for Christmas

All 30 children were sitting patiently as they called their name one by one to get their Christmas present. Trinity Baptist Church had families pick a child to buy a present for at New Hope Coban children´s home. You could see nothing but smiles filling the room and each child bubbling with excitement. As soon […]

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5 Reasons Guatemala > America

This post is going to be completely foreign to readers who have never traveled outside of the US or experienced culture in a third world country. You are missing out and I am going to tell you why… I sold all of my stuff, quit my career, and flew over to Guatemala ¨solo¨to volunteer at […]

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New Hope Day 2 – Best Christmas Ever…

It’s funny how the older I get the less stuff I want. Christmas used to be my favorite holiday as a child because it meant lots of toys! Now Christmas is my favorite holiday because of the special people I spend it with and the memories I can make. This Christmas was a bit different. […]

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The Children Need Your Help! (New Hope Coban – Misioneros Sin Fronteras)

As most of you already know I am running a marathon to help raise funds to give the children at the home New Hope Coban in Guatemala but my efforts alone are not enough which is why I’m reaching out to you.  These children have sincerely captured my heart during the 3 life-changing months that […]

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Run for New Hope Coban #RUN4NHC

This year has been a beautiful time of growth and change for me personally and professionally. I left corporate America and my career behind, sold my car, and all of my possessions earlier this year to fund a mission trip to live and work for 3 months this summer at a children’s home in Guatemala. […]

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Peace in the Moonlight

While sitting in the Dasher Memorial Heart Center today the intercom breaks my families conversation with an alarming, “CODE BLUE (pause) FOURTH FLOOR”.  We were waiting for results after my step dad’s open heart surgery… Code Blue: when a patient is “crashing” Our hearts skipped a beat and it took a second for us to […]

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My Birthday Wish for Lucky Number 27

There are 2 types of people in this world. The ones who plan strategically, make sure they have a soft landing, then jump off the cliff. Then there are those like myself that dive head first off the cliff leaving their fate up to the universe… 2014 and Lucky Number 27 has been the best […]

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