Happy Thanksgiving!

And it’s Thanksgiving again. The time for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, turkey shaped cookie, football, food and pre-black Friday sales. Oh, and it’s a day of giving thanks. We mustn’t forget about that. As Christians, we’re called to make thanksgiving a way of life. Thanks is something we should give everyday of the year. I’ve learned a lot about thanksgiving this year, such as how we can give thanks in the hard times, why we should give thanks, and even how more »


So, Halloween was lots of fun :) I dressed up in the ceiling fan costume I made last year, and then spent the day helping one of my besties, Bre, make her Halloween costume. She decided to be a scarecrow, and I had a blast stuffing her with straw. While we were at the dollar store buying costume supplies, I stumbled across some foam swords. And got really excited. Because foam swords are awesome. So I bought 3 swords so Bre and more »

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A few weeks ago I posted about Operation Christmas Child and challenged us to pack one more shoe box this year than we did last year. My fellow college students, this challenge is for us too. I know how easy it is to pull the “But I’m a poor college student!!” excuse, or the “But I’m so busy!” excuse. Don’t. No excuses. These children have nothing. Zip. Nada. This may be their first present ever. Their first time hearing about Jesus. So that more »

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Guess what time it is??? It’s time for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD!!! **Throws confetti** Whoo hoo!! Operation Christmas Child is an amazing program. In case this is your first time hearing about it, OCC is a branch of Samaritan’s Purse, which is an international relief organization that helps hurting people and tells people about Jesus. Pretty cool, right? More specifically, OCC is made up of people, like you and me, filling shoe boxes with simple items. (More on these boxes in more »


IT’S OCTOBER EVERYBODY!!!! YAYAYAYAY!!!!  You know how Olaf from Frozen feels about summer? {“I don’t know why but I’ve always loved the idea of summer, and sun, and all things hot!”} Well, that’s how I feel about October. {I can’t wait for October, and fall, and all things pumpkin!} I’ve been looking forward to October pretty much since August ended. Here where I live in Texas, September is a weird month. It’s not really summer, but it’s not fall either. I guess more »