Crystal

crystal headshotHi, my name is Crystal, and our little family lives in Columbia, MO.  At this stage of my life I wake up, married to an amazing man of godly character, with an almost 2-year-old daughter, and marvel at God’s goodness.  I get to stay home taking care of our daughter with the vision of training her in Biblical wisdom, during her formative years.

I used my Master’s degree in Ultrasound for five years, working more than full-time.  It was a fast-paced life, with a lot of time devoted to a job (which I loved), and little time left for relationships.

Then we had our daughter, Anna.  All of a sudden things slowed way down.  I gave an unexpected resignation notice to my employer, and now I only work one day per week.  On the side I also have a small photography business.  Life is simpler, but not necessarily easier.

Since that time I have really enjoyed embracing the roles that deep down, feel natural– wife and mother and somewhat of home-maker (I’m still a work in progress).  And I feel less stressed.  We aim to live a life pleasing to God, to live simply, and to value people over possessions.  It is a blessing to now be able to spend more time “doing life” with other friends.

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2 Comments on Crystal

  1. Molly
    October 17, 2015 at 10:41 AM (2 years ago)

    I loved your article on your prayer closet and it was a nice surprise to see you’re from Columbia. So am I. 🙂

    Reply
    • Crystal Reddick
      October 24, 2015 at 9:29 PM (2 years ago)

      Thanks Molly! That is neat that you are also from Columbia! Do you go to church in Columbia?

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