The Definition of Me

by Ashley on April 30, 2012

I just spent an absurd amount of time choosing a photo to use for my Facebook Timeline cover. Not only that, I put off updating my Facebook to Timeline mode for months (months!) because of this indecisiveness. I couldn’t decide (…)

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Fear Factor: Babysitting Edition

by Ashley on April 23, 2012

I’m not a “kid person.” (Understatement of the year, no?) Sure, I like babies. As long as they aren’t screaming or pooping. Drooling isn’t great, but I can handle that. Spitting up is a different story. Despite knowing this, a (…)

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I Said Something Mean about You

by Ashley on April 16, 2012

You know how some people will talk bad about people they love, but if you say even the slightest negative thing about their dad/grandma/great aunt Mildred/second cousin Herbert/whomever, you get chewed out? Yeah, that’s me. You might be this kind (…)

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What 1,000 Miles Teaches about Hospitality

by Ashley on April 9, 2012

I live half a continent away from most of my family. My nearest relatives live three states away, and one of those states is Texas. I’ll let you do the math. Because of the distance to my East Coast family (…)

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Four Truths I Learned from a Scary Diagnosis

by Ashley on April 1, 2012

It makes me exceedingly sad when I hear of someone, especially Christians, lose hope, belief, trust when bad things happen. Usually something extreme – a death, a betrayal, a sickness. Recently I was diagnosed with what will be a lifelong (…)

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