Happy Birthday to my STUd.

Today is my guy’s 28th birthday. It’s crazy to think I’ve only known him for 2 1/2 years, but in that time, we met, our pastor convinced me to go out with him, we dated, got married, and started this crazy journey of Cru staff life. I’m so thankful for him in so many ways, but some of the top reasons are:

  • He kills the spiders and cleans out the mouse traps for me.
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My “Man Crush Monday.”

For those of you not on Instagram, or not “hip” with the high school trends, (don’t judge…I used to be in high school ministry) there’s a picture theme that a lot of high school and college girls (and maybe older, who knows) post about on Mondays called, “Man Crush Monday.” Well, it’s not just Mondays, there’s a theme for every day of the week: “Transformation Tuesday,” “Woman Crush Wednesday,” (more like “Woman-I-look-up-to Wednesday,” but that’s too long evidently) “Throwback Thursday,” “Flashback Friday,” and “Selfie Sunday.”

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What Would I Die For?


My pastor read this quote at church this past Sunday, and it really hit me. What would I die for?

The first 2 things that came to mind were my faith in Jesus Christ, and my husband, Stuart. There are maybe a few other things I would die for, including my family and friends, but realizing these were the first two things that came to mind made me very thankful.

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