Genesis

Genesis

Every summer since I was in second grade, our family has packed up and driven down to St. George Island, Florida. While the group that accompanies us has changed, that little island still holds such a huge place in my heart. This year was no different. I see my best friend maybe twice a year, [...]

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Build Your Ark BEFORE the Rain

Build Your Ark BEFORE the Rain

Today, we had an Active Shooter training at work. I hate that we live in a world where, at a place that cares for the families of sick children, we have to have "trainings" on what to do if someone comes in with the intent to commit a mass murder. We talked a lot about [...]

Drive

Drive

When I was little, maybe 4 or 5, my parents bought me a Barbie Jeep. I drove it until the battery wouldn't charge anymore. When I was 9, daddy would put me in his lap when he picked me up from the bus stop and let me steer his truck while he did the pedals [...]

10 Things About Me & The Meaning Behind Ransomed and Redeemed

10 Things About Me & The Meaning Behind Ransomed and Redeemed

To kickoff my attempt at revamping the blog, I'm going to share a little about me, my life, and the meaning behind Ransomed and Redeemed. Thanks for tuning in 🙂  10 Things You Probs Didn't Know About Me  I'm not named after Bob Marley OR the dog from Marley and Me (yes, people ask, even [...]

Good Enough

Good Enough

Fresh out of college, the entire world at my feet. All I have to do is walk through the door. It's open, waiting, full of opportunity and promise.  But I stand, stuck, afraid to put one foot in front of the other. Afraid of not being good enough. For five and a half years, all [...]

15 Years

We wake up today, on a sunny Sunday morning. We go out for the paper, we drink our k-cup coffee, we scroll through our emails and social media feeds on our smart phones. We get in the car and head to church, to the grocery store, to wherever we have to go in our busy [...]