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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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A honeymoon with 30 kids

Earlier this year I told my mom I would marry the man that would drop everything to volunteer with me at a special children´s home in Guatemala. I did. I´m sure he didn´t expect half of our honeymoon to be spent at the children´s home with 30 kids but it was. Talk about taking one […]

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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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Love is Music

Music is the universal language that brings us all together. You can be anywhere in the world or just hear a song with a language that varies from yours but if you enjoy the music it doesn’t matter what they’re saying. Over the summer I joined a mission team to a village in the mountains […]

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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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Strategic Positive Influence Proposal

A marathon is 26.21875 miles.  Let’s pretend you decided to challenge yourself to sign up for one. (Great goal to add to the bucket list) This is a lot of preparation and conditioning.  You first start with a healthy diet and then a daily exercise plan. You are more mindful of your daily routines.  The […]

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Featured Artist: Chelou

chelou french expression, means weird, suspicious, strange  born from “verlan” french slang that switch parts of some words like “maison” becomes “son-mai”  “chelou” comes from “louche” -“laisse tomber trop chelou skeutru la vie dma mère”

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I like my music like my food – Organic

Organic is a lifestyle.  A choice.  A decision. You want the best of the best.  Quality. I started eating healthy about 3 years ago and progressively became more serious about it in the past year.  I started eating cleaner with less chemicals, gmos, and preservatives.  I noticed a huge difference in my overall health, appearance, and […]

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The Grass Is Not Greener But…

Always shooting to catch a bigger wave. In retrospect there is no assurance that there will ever be a bigger wave so why not enjoy the ride on the one you caught? Ever notice how people who have lived in the same place their whole life never see the beauty in their surroundings? Everyone wants […]

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