Surviving the Middle School Jungle

This is something that I wrote a few years ago but it's never appeared on the blog and now with school starting again, I wanted to share it here. If you know me, you that my heart beats for middle schoolers. I've had the awesome privilege of teaching 6th grade Sunday school this year and … Continue reading Surviving the Middle School Jungle

{Day 380 Update} 101 in 1001

 March 4, 2014 - November 29, 2016 Completed Challenges: 1. Come up with 101 things (March 4, 2014) 3. Finish the 3rd draft of my novel (August 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 … Continue reading {Day 380 Update} 101 in 1001

{October Update} 101 in 1001

 March 4, 2014 - November 29, 2016 Completed Challenges: 1. Come up with 101 things (March 4, 2014) 3. Finish the 3rd draft of my novel (August 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 … Continue reading {October Update} 101 in 1001

{July 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 {July Update} 101 in 1001

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