We are lucky. We are afforded the opportunity to take a day, to stop everything and simply be grateful for the people, experiences and things in our lives. The problem is that it is harder and harder to truly stop and be grateful in the midst of premature holiday shopping and festivity planning. It is harder … Continue reading Unexpected Gratitude
Our family vacation to the Outer Banks in North Carolina was filled with days at the beach, Hurricane Irma, themed nights and a ton of fun.
Sacraments. You may hear the word and automatically think of Baptisms and First Communions, but there are some other types of sacraments that we far too often overlook. Believe it or not, if we don't pay attention we may just bypass sacraments multiple times a day! I'm talking about "Small S Sacraments" or those occurrences, … Continue reading Sharing in Sacraments
The unknown is perhaps the scariest element of our lives and how prepare for the future. But I have come to experience that sometimes the certainties of the future can be the hardest to grapple with. Knowing exactly the things that await you can sometimes be even more difficult than dealing with the unknown. Sure, … Continue reading The Future Certainties
If you had to pick the singular best day of your life, could you do it? For some, certain days may stand out more than others. There's the day you marry the love of your life, or welcome a new bundle of joy to the family. There's days of achievement like graduations and job promotions … Continue reading Best day(s) of my life
"We always said we'd be there for the big moments." -Robin, How I Met Your Mother A couple months ago I watched my friend Luke marry Jenna, his girlfriend of over seven years. I said goodbye to my friend Sarah as she packed up and made a move to Manhattan to start a new career. Recently, … Continue reading The Big Moments
Looking back on this summer, it hasn't been the most phenomenal. I started it off taking two summer classes – two more than any person likes to take! Then, realizing I needed to start saving up for a new car and some other expenses, I worked as many hours as I could. I didn't get … Continue reading Do what you can
Pop quiz: What's my favorite TV show? If the title of this blog wasn't obvious enough, or if you know me even in the slightest you will know it's Friends. Friends premiered 20 years ago this very day, and with it brought so many laughs and unforgettable lessons. I chronicled 20 lessons I took with me … Continue reading 20 lessons from 20 years of “FRIENDS”