Lists seem to be trendy nowadays. So heres a quick list of: 6 HAPPENINGS (and some prayer requests) TO CATCH YOU UP ON ASHLEY’S LIFE. 1. I went home to Michigan for a few weeks for Christmas break! And it was so cold! 35-40 degrees! (Don’t judge me, Michiganders. As my grandma told me, “Your … More 2015. Dream Big. Pray Radically.
Jesus + Adventure + Middle School Friends = THE BEST WEEKEND OF YOUR LIFE! This past weekend, I had the honor of going to Wyld Life camp in the mountains of Costa Rica. We took about 50 middle schoolers to La Cumbre. The beauty of this camp absolutely took my breath away. What a privilege … More Wyld Life Camp 2014!
Again, I apologize for not keeping y’all updated consistently! But heres a big update on life. As I continue this journey, the Holy Spirit keeps reminding me of Moses in Exodus: The Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?” He said, “A staff.” And he said, “Throw it on the ground.” So he threw it on the ground, … More Community. Laughter. Surgery. Life to the full.
2007. When I grew up, I wanted to be a teacher. Or a nurse. Or maybe play in the WNBA, standing 5′ 5″ and dunking (let a girl dream). I wanted to get married, have 2.5 kids, be a good person and live a good life. I even went to church on Sundays…sometimes. And then … More October 14, 2007
I’m sorry I’ve been MIA for the past six weeks. I have so much I want to share with you. The past six weeks have been filled with adventure, learning, and hard times. I have so much I want to say, but no structure to the chaos of experiences in my brain. So a wise … More Live a Good Story
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. // 1 Peter 2:9 I have to share with you all a sermon that changed my life recently. During my first week … More You did not choose me. I chose you.
Guys…I’M HERE! In Costa Rica. Not in Michigan. It’s actually happening. Week one is in the books! It has been a pretty busy and overwhelming week as I adjust to life in a new country. I have not been here very long, but in this short time I’ve had so many experiences! So here is … More Life in Costa Rica
“Christ is the strongest, grandest, most attractive personality ever to grace the earth. But a careless messenger with the wrong method can reduce all this magnificence to the level of boredom…It is a crime to bore anyone with the gospel.” // Jim Rayburn, Founder of Young Life. I had the opportunity to spend the last … More “It is a sin to bore a kid with the gospel”
Warning: this is my first blog ever. I don’t really know what I’m doing. And I don’t really have a way with words. So I’m just going to spill my heart out to you, and hope that you can follow along. GUYS! Life is happening. I have so much to catch you up on. A … More And so we begin…