The Art of Encouraging Words

The Art of Encouraging Words

A few years ago, I was at a prayer meeting at my church where we were discussing the gifts of the spirit in 1 Corinthians 12:1-12. This is one of my FAVORITE Bible teachings and I'm always eager to learn more about this ...

Kansas City Fun with the fam!

Kansas City Adventures

Our family celebrated Labor Day weekend by leaving the Ozarks in exchange for a Kansas City getaway, our first trip as a family of four with two children under 4. I'd been to KC a few times before with my husband but ...

Project 333

Project 333, Up for the Challenge?

September is right around the corner. This means cooler weather, changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and the beginning of intense marketing from companies encouraging consumer spending on unneeded items to bring them into ...

Behold the Dreamers

Behold The Dreamers: A Sensational Story

For as long as I can remember, I've always had a love, respect and curiosity regarding other cultures. Growing up in America's third largest city, Chicago, there was no shortage of ethnic variance which fueled my passion for ...

Take a Look in a Book

Take a Look in a Book

Summer in the Ozarks is coming to an end. In the York household, we didn't go on any vacations this year. We're pretty deep in a home remodel right now and decided to stay put. I did however participate in our local ...