Heartbreak and Joy

  Yesterday was a hard day. I woke up at 3am to see that I had a couple texts from a friend that caused me to wake up a bit more than I planned. (She sent them much earlier in the evening.) As I laid in bed wondering what in the world was happening I […]

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! While most years I feel “meh” about this day and I will be honest, I feel that way about it again this year. I had the opportunity to be a part of something really cool that has made it less “meh”. Every year the founder of the organization I work for, Joni […]

Family Retreat 2014

I spent the last two weeks at Family Retreat in Flat Rock, NC at the Bonclarken conference center. The theme for both weeks was “Hope Overflowing” and I saw that each and every day. I want to share a few of my favorite photos and stories behind the photos. Travis and Christian. Travis was the […]

Family Retreat

The last two weeks I have been in Flat Rock, NC at the Bonclarken Conference Center for the Joni and Friends Charlotte Family Retreat. Each week is filled with at least 40 families and over 130 short term missionaries (volunteers). No matter how much planning and preparation took place before hand I did not realize […]

JAF Conference/New Job

On January 13th I flew out to California for the Joni and Friends staff conference and had a blast! I loved getting to know more people within the organization and learn more about who I am working for and with. I can honestly say I met a lot of new friends and was able to […]