South African Memories

One year ago I was in Cape Town, South Africa working with LSEs and hanging out with kids and teenagers. That is such a crazy thought because some days I feel so far removed from that trip because I didn't know anyone going in, I graduated Samford before I went, two weeks after I got … Continue reading South African Memories

Community Brew Link-Up {Community}

Today is the first official day of Rachel and Madison’s link up as Community Brew and I’m participating again so grab your cup of coffee and I’m drink my diet coke while we chat. This post is supposed to be about community and that’s something that near and dear to my heart. I talk about … Continue reading Community Brew Link-Up {Community}

Sometimes Life Doesn’t Go According to our Plans

If you had told 15 year old Ruth Anne that she would be 23 without a husband much less that she would have yet to go on her first date she probably would have laughed in your face and then started crying because she had this idealized version of life that would included meeting a … Continue reading Sometimes Life Doesn’t Go According to our Plans

{June Update} 101 in 1001

 March 4, 2014 - November 29, 2016 Completed Challenges: 1. Come up with 101 things (March 4, 2014) 12. Get plugged into a church (Bay Leaf Baptist Church, March/April 2014) 16. Re-read Harry Potter (May 2014) 17. Finish decorating our apartment (April 2014) 19. Inspire someone to come up with their list (Mary Beth-March 2014, Katelynn-March 2014) 27. Get a job (Young's Gym, … Continue reading {June Update} 101 in 1001

{May Update} 101 in 1001

 March 4, 2014 - November 29, 2016 I'm doing this month's update a little differently. Completed Challenges: 1. Come up with 101 things (March 4, 2014) 12. Get plugged into a church (Bay Leaf Baptist Church, March/April 2014) 17. Finish decorating our apartment (April 2014) 19. Inspire someone to come up with their list (Mary Beth-March 2014, Katelynn-March 2014) 27. Get a … Continue reading {May Update} 101 in 1001