Celebration

Take That World! 19 Truths About Marriage.

Take That World! 19 Truths About Marriage.

Today we celebrate 19 years of marriage. That’s a really long time. 19 years. It is hard to believe that it has been that long. 6,940 days of being together.Best friends. Husband and wife. Bryan and Shayla.

However, what we have now almost never happened.

Pursuing a Purpose.

Pursuing a Purpose.

YOU ARE TOO LITTLE. YOU ARE TOO YOUNG. YOU ARE TOO SMALL.

These are all phrases that Addyson, our incredible daughter, could have easily given in to and no one would have blamed her if she quit what she said she was going to do. Little did we know that our lives would never be the same because of her passion that was birthed nearly two years ago.

The Silent Drug.

The Silent Drug.

I DON'T DRINK.

It’s only three words but with these few words, a line is drawn in the sand.

You are not asking the question, “you don’t drink what?”. You know exactly what I mean when I say these three words.

It's my birthday. I'm 9.

It's my birthday. I'm 9.

es, it's my birthday. Not my BIRTH birthday because that is February 25th but my spiritual birthday. That might sound weird to some of you or you write it off as some "religious thing". But hear me out and keep reading. It could change your life today and forever.

Why Today?

Why Today?

Why October 2nd? For the past 8 years, October 2nd has shown up on the calendar. For 8 years we both have known what October 2nd means. It brings up emotions such as hurt, pain, hatred, anxiety, disbelief, fear, doubt, and anguish. October 2, 2006 was the day that our marriage was over.