Emily for the People

Am I Being Enough?

I have been thinking so much lately about the question, "am I doing enough?" Weeks ago Josh and I were talking about the recent deaths in Portland. In case you didn't hear about it, there was a man on a... Continue Reading →


Strength in Unity

First of all, wasn't that last post written by my husband amazing?! I love him. And I love the way he thinks about things. He really has inspired me to ponder everything so much deeper than I ever have before.... Continue Reading →

A God I Believe In

I have really dropped the ball on blogging lately. I love to write and I have missed it, but we have been so stressed lately and I have just felt like such a downer that I didn't really want to... Continue Reading →

Rusty Bucket

I don't love to get all political (as I have mentioned in previous posts), but I just cannot stop thinking about what is happening right now in regard to healthcare. I am seriously stressing about my future and the future... Continue Reading →

Lightspeed Lovers

This is the story of how Joshua and I met (spoiler alert: we get married at the end). The first time Josh saw me (that he remembers) was at the institute of religion building located just off the campus of... Continue Reading →


I would like to start off by saying, I know am not old. I am smack-dab in the middle of my twenties. The prime of my life. Whatever. You know what I have found? Gray hairs. Really more like white... Continue Reading →

My Darling Daughter

In a previous post I talked about my old blog. I haven't written a post on that blog for about three years. I have thought about this blog a few times over the years, though. Today I decided to resurrect... Continue Reading →

My Confession

Ok... I have a confession to make. I am a helicopter mom. I didn't choose to be this way. In fact, before I had my daughter, I vowed to never be one of "those moms". You know, the mom that... Continue Reading →

Why I Write

I have been writing periodically on this blog for a little while now, but I recently realized that I have never talked about why I write. I have also never explained how this blog came to be. So before I... Continue Reading →

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