Midway Mark

Javier and I have been engaged for three months now and I feel that since we are at our midway mark, I can share a few details and plans. Wedding Planning: We have planned to have a small and intimate wedding in September with our ceremony taking place at our Kingdom Hall and a small … More Midway Mark

My Vows

I have been dreading this post for a very long time now. Even though things worked out, some of the memories and hurt are still raw. I wish I could say this was love at first sight. I wish I could say this was from a fairy tale. I wish I could say that this … More My Vows

Four Generations

The engagement ring that I now wear has been passed down from generation to generation in my family. It belonged to my great grandmother and a few months before Javier and I got engaged, the ring was passed down to me. This ring is from the early 1940’s so when it was given to me, it was not … More Four Generations

Lesson of 2017

“If you have the money, the time and the health, go!” This past year has been full of success and determination. I made an Airbnb account in January of this year and booked four different trips around Texas. (Click here to save $40 when you book your first Airbnb trip!) I traveled around every two to … More Lesson of 2017

The Sixth Month Mark

Today marks Javier’s and I’s six month anniversary. While I know it’s not a huge milestone, it’s still something special to us because of the history we have. We thought we’d share a little of what we have learned from dating in the last six months. She says…. “Dating has been a lot more challenging … More The Sixth Month Mark

Shulammitegirl Snaps: August

During the month of August, I: Met the most beautiful sister I’ve come across on Instagram at our Regional Convention. Celebrated Javier’s promotion. Baked 25 breads/loaves to help raise money for our brothers and sisters affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston! Xoxo, –  R. Vargas

Employment:

God’s view on slaving for two masters. (Matthew 6:24) Jesus wanted people to place their hope elsewhere. He wanted them to rely on the Source of lasting riches, Jehovah. On the Sermon on the Mount, he explained that real happiness and security do not depend on material things, nor our own efforts but on our … More Employment: