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the best night of my life


Heat lightning crackled in the sky, a large strip of it visible to the left of where I was sitting under the large tent. The deep ocean colors swirled in the layers of clouds moving high up, cool breezes occasionally glancing down upon us below, the sticky, sweaty ones. There would be a quick intake of breath, sitting up taller as if our spines were shocked, our heads tilted towards it, inhaling … [Read more...]

Life with Boys {Colorado Edition}


Before:After: I love having boys. I just spend the last 10 days straight with these two characters and was left wanting more. Don't misunderstand, I had a few many break downs along the way but I'm blown away from how much I enjoy spending time with them. They are really cool (BUSY) people. They are hilarious and enjoyable.  I found a bit more of myself with them- starting seeing some … [Read more...]

the story of community


Why is church community so hard? I stood awkwardly in my 4"wedge heels on the grass by the playground I wouldn't have worn if I had better read the emails from my church saying we were having an outdoor picnic. Feeling a little silly, I sighed and watched the clusters of small groups eating and enjoying their dinner. I wish I was more outgoing and friendly- but I freeze in these … [Read more...]

Risky Business


Sherry is a guest writer on the busynothings and has shared many stories and moments check out her last post to catch up on the journey she is sharing here.   Risk. It is one of the most cringe worthy and yet beautiful words in our language. I personally hate risk. Hate it. A friend and I were talking about risk and how we spend so much of our lives being taught things … [Read more...]