Canadian Parks in 10

Back in June, I had the opportunity to cross the border for a hiking/camping adventure with three girlfriends. Here are some facts about our trip in the form of a “top 10”:  10 – Quality Hikes (jaw-dropping mountains, glaciers, lakes and waterfalls abound)  9 – Days Travel (yes, I left my two men behind sadly)  … Continue reading

Great Outdoors

If you have a little extra time in your busy summer schedule, there is still a little time left in June to celebrate Great Outdoors Month! Currently, I am enjoying the last days of June in Banff & Jasper National Parks! Earlier this month though, my dear husband planned the BEST date! He took me … Continue reading

Happy Trails

“Why did I even bother with the hassle of their stroller?!?” That was the very thought running through my head as my toddler took off down the trail ahead of me. If I knew he was going to be so thrilled to take the trails by foot, I would have grabbed my backpack and happily … Continue reading

On the Victory

For at least a year, my dear, wonderful husband has been consistently asking me to try a ride on his Victory. And the question was already on the tip of his tongue for our first ride out earlier this spring. That may not really sound like a big request of someone like myself, who seems … Continue reading

Winter Escape

This week I am blessed to step away from “regular life” with my husband to go skiing in the mountains. SO PUMPED! It is a much needed break from the hustle and bustle of work and routine. We may not have little kiddos running around at our ankles yet, but life still gets filled up … Continue reading

Naturally Lost

There are only a few places I can think of off of the top of my head where I have actually anted to be lost, may it be physically or even in thought, just to get away from life and enjoy God’s creation in peace. Lost Lake itself was a great destination to soak in the view and have quality thinking time.

Less than Pleasant

Not everything in life is pleasant. In fact, sometimes situations or locations in life that I find myself in just plain stink. There are times when I find myself in messy situations that or surrounded by people who I may not be very fond of, sometimes just because I don’t know what to do or … Continue reading

  • Hebrews 12:1

    "Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us..."
  • Continually still

  • …while runnin’ on the sidelines.

  • Romans 5:3-5

    "And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us."