Catching up with the Colvins: Healthier Eating

Catching Up With the Colvins

As a family, Nathan and I have always tried to eat pretty healthy but recently we’ve decided to kick it up a notch.  We were sitting in church one Sunday and our guest speaker was speaking about Daniel and how his lifestyle is an awesome example of Christian living . The thing that resonated with me the most was his diet. See, Daniel, like most Jews of that time, was a good steward over his body and he was extremely particular about what he ate.  The speaker went on to say something that turned on a light bulb for me:  Our bodies are temples designed to be used by God and it is our job to take good care of it [1 Corinthians 6:19-20]. Now, I definitely don’t have the worst eating habits but I certainly don’t have the best. Like most people, I like McDonald’s (and that 20 piece […]

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My Beautiful Blended Family

Over the last week or so, I’ve seen a lot of people share their feelings about the relationship between singer, Ciara, her NFL boyfriend Russell Wilson, and her young son, Future, that she has with rapper, Future. Apparently, a lot of people seem to disagree with her decision as a mother to introduce her son to her boyfriend, so I figured I’d share my story. When I was 20 years old, I became pregnant. I was off to college and I was nowhere near ready to start a family. It was honestly one of the scariest moments in my life. I remember literally seeing my whole life flash before my eyes when the doctor told me that my test was positive. What would my parents think? What would I do about school? How am I going to take care of someone else? But I did the responsible thing and made […]

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