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Welcome to my life. This is Carlos and this is one of the biggest things I am learning right now in my journey with Jesus. To MAKE WAR against my flesh, daily. To look at my struggles differently and learn the reason why I am here, fighting this and what I should be/could be learning from it. This weekend I had the opportunity to speak at a church about just that and I chose Hebrews… … Continue reading

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?We all learn lessons as we grow that we wish our younger selves knew. Some are simple like, “Don’t waste your time dating that guy” or “Wear sunscreen more often.” However, some of the lessons are deep and I learned over years of difficulty. If you had a time machine TODAY and could go back and talk to your younger self, what would you say?  There is SO much… … Continue reading

Carlos here and I love visiting the doctor. Not sure why, I just always have. Joy on the other hands avoids them like the plague. She’s hyper afraid of needles so maybe that has something to do with it…but not every visit equals a shot…so what is it? Now, I may be a little over the top with my love for doctors. I went to the same pediatrician till I was 18 and eventually told… … Continue reading

9 year old girl barred from school for shaving head to support friend with cancer back in class

9 year old girl barred from school for shaving head to support friend with cancer back in classThis new story inspired us!  It’s always amazing when a child does something that we wonder if we would be brave enough to do ourselves. I’ve never had someone super close to me lose their hair due to cancer, but I’ve always wondered if I would stand with them and shave my head too. This beautiful, young girl… … Continue reading

Show partners that change car batteries together stay together!Yesterday was a crazy day for Carlos, on the first day of our new show his car wouldn’t start. I picked him up for work in the morning and after the show we started the adventure of fixing his Jeep! We picked up a new battery together, but when we got to Carlos’ house we quickly realized he did not have the tools necessary to replace it. We… … Continue reading

How to Keep Your Smartphone From Running Your Life

How to Keep Your Smartphone From Running Your LifeJoy here: I tend to impulsively check my social media all throughout the day. It ends up controlling me instead of me controlling it! These 6 tips on being intentional with your time spent on technology have really made me think. I am going to make new habits that include some of these tips so that my phone is a good addition to my life, but doesn’t… … Continue reading

Meet my friend, Carlos!Today kicks off a new show on WAY-FM “Afternoons with Carlos and Joy!” Carlos is an awesome addition to the WAY-FM team! We couldn’t be more different, but we’ve already become fast friends. He has an amazing blend of life experiences that I have not had and his outlook on faith is engaging and exciting. He just moved here from Texas and is so excited to get to hang with you on WAY-FM.… … Continue reading

On behalf of the church, I’m sorry. This is what I wrote to a friend last night. I never thought I would need to apologize on behalf of the body of Christ but yesterday it was necessary. One of my old friends, (we’ll call him Steven), has walked away from Christianity. Steven looks at it as anti-intellectual and shared that he grew up in a church where he was never allowed to pose seriously questions… … Continue reading

Greatest movie of all time. OF ALL TIME.

Greatest movie of all time. OF ALL TIME.My favorite toy as a child was a little Snoopy stuffed dog. Well… okay, Snoopy dog and a little brown down I named Barney (after Barney Fife, not Barney the dinosaur – my childhood was charmed, as you can tell) because you can obviously not pick just one favorite stuffed animal.Anyway. I loved Snoopy. It’s very possible I squealed just a little bit when I saw this was… … Continue reading